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Re: Yet More Yum Woe



On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 21:53 +0000, Beartooth wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Dec 2008 15:04:20 -0600, Ron Siven wrote:
> 	[....]
> > I do not have either mono or sysinfo installed.  So, I can only assume
> > that it's OK to remove them.  Of course some apps might not work (isn't
> > mono an implementation of .NET for Linux?)
> > 
> > Did you try :
> > 
> > yum remove sysinfo*
> > 
> > and then :
> > 
> > yum update
> 
> 	You got it, I think. The first command took only that one thing.
> 
> 	Then yum update ran -- and, oddly, when I then told it "yum 
> install sysinfo," it found no such package. I made that "sysinfo*" and it 
> seems to be looking harder and further afield ...
> 
Should be: yum install sysinfo\*
The way yoou have it the shell expands the * rather than yum expandong
it.
> -- 
> Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
> Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.
> 
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