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Re: [SLE] Locating program 'ginstall'
  • From: Chris Reeves <chris.reeves@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2001 12:00:15 +0100
  • Message-id: <3ACAFEBF.894E0CA4@xxxxxxxxx>
Christopher Willmot wrote:
>
> A common problem, not in the SuSE FAQ but probably should be.
>
> I need a file (/usr/bin/ginstall in this case). How can I find which
> package I need to install from the distribution discs.
>
> rpm on knows about those *already* installed, doesn't it?

I'll jump in before Volker here and suggest his program 'susegrep',
found on his website at:
http://volker.orcon.net.nz/soft/susegrep

Unfortunately there's no official way. SuSE really should create an
index compatible with susegrep and place it on their server, for each
version etc.

;-p
Chris
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