[CentOS] yum list installed - 3rd column

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Mar 13 13:02:48 EDT 2012


On Tuesday 13 March 2012 13.07.52 Tilman Schmidt wrote:
> On most of the CentOS 5 machines I manage, if I run "yum list
> installed" the third column just says "installed" for all
> packages. But on one machine, some lines show instead a repo
> name preceded by an @ sign. Apparently the repo from which the
> package was installed, which would be immensely useful.
> 
> Two questions:

I addressed most of this in a thread called "Re: [CentOS] how to find..." 
about a week ago.

Regarding the "strange" yum version on the one machine a quick google would 
suggest it came from a c5-testing repo at one time (with lots of disclaimers 
not to use it outside of testing...).

/Peter
 
> 1. Can I have that feature on the other CentOS 5 machines too?
> The machine in question has yum version 3.2.27-12.el5_from_el6
> while all others have version 3.2.22-39.el5.centos.
> Where did that "el5_from_el6" version come from? The "yum list"
> entry for yum itself does unfortunately not show a repo name.
> 
> 2. Can anything be done about the lines still saying only
> "installed"? How do find out where those packages came from?
> 
> aTdHvAaNnKcSe
> Tilman
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