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Re: yum: the package manager I love to hate



On Tue, 2009-09-08 at 16:13 -0400, Michael Semcheski wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 4:08 PM, Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>
> wrote:
>         try: yum whatprovides */xxd
>  
> One thing to note with this:  if you have a file that matches */xxd
> (for example, if you have /home/mike/bin/xxd and the current directory
> is /home/mike) yum (or maybe its bash) will expand the wildcard.
> 
> 
> So, assuming you are in /home/mike, and /home/mike/bin/xxd exists,
> then:
>     yum whatprovides */xxd
> is the same as:
>     yum whatprovides /home/mike/bin/xxd
> 
> 
> Yum will come back and say "No matches found."  
> 
> 
> If you put quotes (single or double) around the '*/xxd', yum will
> really do a wildcard search.
> -- 
You are right .. I stand corrected.
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