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Re: yum whatprovides not matching files



On 21/11/2007, Ian Pilcher <arequipeno gmail com> wrote:
> For example, I have kwrite installed, but ...
>
> [root home etc]# which kwrite
> /usr/bin/kwrite
> [root home etc]# yum whatprovides kwrite
[snip]
> No Matches found
Because it is looking for a match with the path added to the file.

> You can see that yum never bothers to download the filelists.
>
> Is there a way to make this work as expected?
Sure there is:

yum whatprovides `which kwrite`

works wonders...

ne...
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