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Re: strange RPM error



sorry, I miss typed the error displayed. It was meant to be -qf :/ 

Mike

On Mon, 2004-02-02 at 21:04, Keith G. Robertson-Turner wrote:
> On Mon, 02 Feb 2004 17:42:55 +1300, Michael Honeyfield wrote:
> 
> > Hi.
> > 
> > i am using RPM ver. 4.2.1 and I am receving the following error when doing
> > a "rpm -qa /path/to/file"
> 
> >From the man page:
> 
>  QUERY OPTIONS
>        The general form of an rpm query command is
>                                                                                 
>        rpm {-q|--query} [select-options] [query-options]
> 
>  PACKAGE SELECTION OPTIONS:
>        PACKAGE_NAME
>               Query installed package named PACKAGE_NAME.
>  
>        -a, --all
>               Query all installed packages.
> 
> To query a package (RPM file):
> 
>    select-options
>         [PACKAGE_NAME] [-a,--all] [-f,--file FILE]
>         [-g,--group GROUP] {-p,--package PACKAGE_FILE]
> 
> So ... you need "rpm -qp" not "rpm -qa"
> 
> -
> K.
> 
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