[CentOS] Strange yum behavior

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Mon Nov 13 11:26:38 UTC 2006

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-11-12 at 00:43 -0500, Jim Perrin wrote:
> yum search is looking for a package that contains the word (or a partial
> match of the word) you put in anywhere (in the package name, in the name
> of the files it contains, etc.).  This would match everything for which
> there is an r ... which would be every package in the distro :P
> "yum info R" gives you exactly what you want ....

And even though 'yum list "r*"' still gives you a pretty long listing,
it only shows packages whose names begin with [rR]. And in these
packages listed R can easily be found ...


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