[CentOS] one-shot yum command to match rpms between systems?

James Hogarth james.hogarth at gmail.com
Wed May 18 08:30:54 UTC 2016

On 18 May 2016 07:55, "Frank Cox" <theatre at melvilletheatre.com> wrote:
> Given a list of rpms on one system (rpm -qa > list.txt), is there a
one-shot command that I can run on another system to remove all of the rpms
not listed and add any that are on the list and not present on the second

If you had an internal repo of these packages you could yum distro-sync ...
otherwise there is no one shot command to do this given a list.

And of course as will be pointed out by many the only right answer is yum
update anyway given cherry picking updates is not supported.

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