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Re: Fairly significant problems with rpm/package tool



 --- Jeff Johnson <jbj redhat com> wrote: > On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at
12:12:16AM +0100, Mike wrote:
> > I have come across a few issues
> > 
> > 1. rpm and dependency info
> > 
> > when I do rpm -q --whatprovides <packagename> all I get is the
> name of
> > the package eg: gnome-panel,epiphany
> > 
> 
> Add a --queryformat (also --qf, but don't confuse with -qf) as in
> 
> 	bash$ rpm -q --qf '%{arch}\n' --whatprovides libc.so.6
> 	i686
> and you can extract whatever information you want.
> 
sorry about that - it was late

> > 2. Config tool
> > 
> > wierd dependency info - eg: selected KDE-libs and got epiphany
> selected
> > in addition, this seems bizarre
> > 
> 
> Maybe, but correcness is a whole different issue than "seems
> bizarre".
> If you believe incorrect, than a bugzilla entry is probably the
> best approach.
> 

when I remebered the synatax (rpm -qR epiphany) no kde stuff appears
and no sqeals when you remove them, so appears to be just
Redhat-config-packages issue

> > No way to add packages in various groups (gnome/kde) except via
> list
> > view, which means you cant see what they do.
> > 
> 
> Dunno this context, perhaps redhat-config-packages? There may be a
> way,
> but the context is outside my expertise, sorry.
> 
> 73 de Jeff
> 

just to clarify this was what I meant - redhat-config-packages

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