[CentOS] how to find...

fred smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Mon Mar 5 08:49:37 EST 2012


On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 01:27:01PM +0100, Peter Kjellström wrote:
> On Sunday 04 March 2012 21.15.03 fred smith wrote:
> > I'm trying to find out from which repo I got xiphos and its matching
> > sword libraries from, and somehow am not finding it. hints, anyone?
> > 
> > thanks!
> 
> On CentOS-6 you can use yumdb to get real data (saved explicitly when a pkg is 
> installed):
>  yumdb info pkgname
> 
> On CentOS-5 there's no such thing and the only thing you can do is to ask 
> "from where would this pkg be installed if I did so now?"
> 
> /Peter

Ah, yes, that's exactly what I was looking for!
Thank you!

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