[Yum] yum list all its variables

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Thu May 31 15:02:10 UTC 2012


On 05/31/2012 08:58 AM, James Antill wrote:
> Mihamina Rakotomandimby<mihamina at rktmb.org>  writes:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Is there a yum command to make it lists all its variables?
>> For example:
>>
>> $ yum list-variables
>>   * $releasever: 5.8
>>   * $basearch: i386
>>   * ...
>
>   The only thing that's close is the "yum version" command which will
> show the $relasever and $basearch.
>
>   What do you need this for?
>   It might be worth adding to repoquery or yumdb, if there's a good
> usecase.
>

I've thought it would be useful for determining the actual urls for things like:

mirrorlist=http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/latest/mirrors.cgi?osname=f$releasever&basearch=$basearch&native=1&dellsysidpluginver=$dellsysidpluginver

I.e. printing out $dellsysidpluginver

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