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Re: where did a package come from?



Around 08:48am on Friday, January 12, 2007 (UK time), Robert P. J. Day scrawled:

> On Fri, 12 Jan 2007, Ed Greshko wrote:
> 
> > Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > >   i *know* i've seen (and probably even asked about) this before, but
> > > how can i see from which repo an installed package came from?  thanks.
> >
> > rpm -qi
> 
> i don't think so.  for instance, i know mercurial is in the FC
> "extras" repo, but there's nothing in
> 
>   $ rpm -qi mercurial
> 
> that tells me that.

yum whatprovides mercurial

mercurial.i386                           0.9.1-2.fc6            extras

you may need to provide the name of a file associated witht the package,
i usually use the binary.

Steve

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