[CentOS] How to query which yum package groups a particular package is member of

Wed Jan 27 20:27:48 UTC 2021
Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com>

On Wed, 27 Jan 2021 at 15:23, Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com> wrote:

> --On Wednesday, January 27, 2021 8:07 PM +0000 J Martin Rushton via CentOS
> <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> > Here's how to find the package for a particular file:
> That one's easy and I use this all the time:
> rpm -qf full-file-name
> I'm looking for how to get the yum group for a package. (I'm guessing a
> package might even be in more than one group?) That would help explain how
> the dnsmasq package got installed on my system. (It was never enabled by
> systemd and isn't required by any other package. So I went ahead and
> erased
> it to free the space and reduce my attack surface.)
yum group list

then look at the groups installed

yum group info <group>

as in

yum group info base

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Stephen J Smoogen.