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Re: What exactly is 'yum list recent' ??



Sorry g, I asked the wrong question.

On Mon, 2009-02-02 at 22:13 -0500, William Case wrote:
> Thanks g;
> 
> I had tried to phrase my question in such a way as to indicate I was
> asking a deeper question than could be answered by 'man'.
> 
> For example, I have /var/log/rpmpkgs-20090201, that contains more
> packages than my most recent update but not all.  I have 5 dated rpmpkgs
> in all. How or what is 'yum list recent' giving me?  In this context,
> what does recent mean?  Or, does yum get its recent list elsewhere?

'yum list recent' tells me what is recent in (external) repositories.

I need to construct an rpm --query to get the answer I want about what
has been recently downloaded onto my machine.  I'll try that now.

-- 
Regards Bill
Fedora 10, Gnome 2.24.2
Evo.2.24.3, Emacs 22.2.1


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