[Yum] How does yum decide rpm A to depnd on B?

Jan Hutař jhutar at redhat.com
Tue Aug 26 10:23:27 UTC 2008

On Mon, 18 Aug 2008 21:32:58 +0800
Yi Yang <yi.y.yang at intel.com> wrote:

> >   rpm -qp --provides A-<version>-<release>.<arch>.rpm
> >   ...etc...
> These commands just output some components but not packages.
> Any command can give out all dependencies of one package?
> Does yum have such a feature?

maybe commands like:

deplist        List a package's dependencies
provides       Find what package provides the given value
resolvedep     Determine which package provides the given dependency

Or also `repoquery` utility from yum-utils package can help you.

Hope this helps somehow,

Jan Hutar   Quality Assurance Engineer
jhutar at redhat.com        Red Hat, Inc.
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