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

On Monday 02 February 2009 23:26:38 William Case wrote:
> 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


this might help you find your answer.  It punches rpm commands to death.

Armin Moradi

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