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Re: where did a package come from?



Steve Searle wrote:
> 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.

Oh, yeah.  yum, keep forgetting about that.  Still too used to using up2date.

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