[CentOS] Groups and rpms

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Fri Mar 17 14:37:58 UTC 2006

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> yum grouplist is almost ok for learning what groups are available.Though 
> it does not distinguish between base/manditory and added in the 
> installed list.
> But yum list is not really helpful.
> I would like to see something of what rpms are within what group.  then 
> what rpms are not in any group.  And which groups and stand-a-lone rpms 
> are base.
> maybe it can be teased out of comp.xml...

you should be able to write a parser trivially, or use the rpmdb stock 
stored within the distro for this sort of info.

Remember not everything in the distro is in the comps.xml, you cant take 
that sort of a situation for granted.

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

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