[CentOS] yum provides on centos 5.2

Tony Schreiner schreian at bc.edu
Thu Aug 28 00:57:08 UTC 2008

Jerry Geis wrote:
> I am trying things like "yum provides alsamixer" on centox 5.2 i386 
> and x86_64
> also "yum provides vi"
> "yum provides gvimdiff"
> "yum provides dumpiso"
> "yum provides uname"
> All of these return "no matches found"
> is something broke???
> These are just examples. I was trying to do "yum provides xf86Modes.h" 
> it returns no matches also.
> Jerry
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yum provides '*/vi'

I think this is new behavior for yum

Tony Schreiner

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