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Re: Shortcut for grabbing latest version of every package from a directory?



On Tue, 2009-01-20 at 12:07 -0500, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> I've been running a 'testing' repo for the next release of my custom
> spin (OLPC XS). It's accumulated a number of interim 'testing'
> packages, which I rather not publish in the 'stable' repo. I just want
> to migrate the latest of each package tothe stable repo.
> 
> I am about to script it, but if there's any existing utility that is
> friendly to bash scripting... would be nice to know.
> 
> (related - what's the canonical way to compare NVR in bash?)

you want to get all the latest versions of all pkgs from a dir listed?
run repomanage

repomanage -n -k 1 /path

and evr comparisons can be done via rpmdev-vercmp

-sv





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