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

Thanks g and Patrick;

On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 00:11 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On 02/02/09 22:56, 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.

g's response shows me how to do it within the parameters I was thinking
of -- yum and rpm.

> Does it have to be rpm? You can always do a "tail /var/log/yum.log".
> poc
That is even more ingenious -- at least to me -- because I wasn't
thinking of and probably would not have come up with /yum.log -- obvious
though it is on hindsight.

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

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