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Re: dump a package list



On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 11:27 +0200, Eric Persson wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Is there a way to dump a package list, and then take the list and use as 
> a package-list-template on a new server?
> 
> I've thought about it and I'm unsure if the order of the packages on the 
> list would matter since, packages in the beginning might depend on the 
> ones at the end, and if so they would fail to install and give an even 
> messier dependency problem.
> 
> Is a rpm -qa >package_list sufficient? How should I then proceed to 
> install the packages on the list?

Perhaps by doing a minimal install and then

# yum install $(cat package_list)

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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