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Re: how to find RPM packet for ""
  • From: "S.Toms" <smotrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 22:59:01 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0204112203170.2688-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Christopher Mahmood wrote:

cm> Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 21:37:39 -0700
cm> From: Christopher Mahmood <ckm@xxxxxxxx>
cm> Reply-To: SuSE Linux English <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
cm> To: SuSE Linux English <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
cm> Subject: Re: how to find RPM packet for ""
cm> * S.Toms (smotrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx) [020411 19:00]:
cm> > This assumes the file already exists, the impression I got from the
cm> > original post was that he wanted to know what package contained the lib
cm> > file so that he could install it.
cm> I think he did. There's really no quick way to do that except just know:
cm> It's in the compat package. If happened to have all of the packages
cm> copied to disk you could do something like
cm> for x in $(ls *rpm); do
cm> rpm -qlp $x | fgrep && echo "$x" && exit 0
cm> done

When I first started using susegrep, it didn't support DVD's at the
time. So I came up with a quick and dirty hack until Volker updated it to
support the DVD. Does pretty much the same type of thing, requires
mounting the source DVD or CD's.

cm> yast has a similar search that's probably much faster than the above
cm> kludge.


S.Toms - smotrs at -
SuSE Linux v7.3+ - Kernel 2.4.10-4GB

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