[CentOS] find latest version of rpms from a mirror
jdmls at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 10 11:05:37 UTC 2009
From: john blair <mailtome200420032002 at yahoo.com>
> I want to write a script to find the latest version of rpm of a given package
> available from a mirror for eg:
> Is there any existing script that does this? Or can someone give me a general
> idea on how to go about this?
links -dump $URL | grep "$URL$PKG-[0-9]" | cut -f2 -d' '
Replace with 'cut -d'/' -f9' if you don't want the full URL...
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