[ale] Digging out from rpm database rubble
jmmills at telocity.com
Tue Apr 23 15:54:08 EDT 2002
On Tue, 23 Apr 2002, ksw2 wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 April 2002 02:45 pm, you said this stuff:
> > Some of these files are happily installed; some not. Where should I look
> > for rpms of [say] /bin/sh, libc.so.6 (and sibs), etc? How can I smoothly
> > find the *.rpm for a given file here?
> I use http://rpmfind.net for this, although I'm not sure if their database
> includes RH-6.2.
Actually I find I can do what I need with:
(for filename in `ls /mnt/cdrom/RedHat/RPMS/*.rpm`
echo "From $filename: "
rpm -ql -p $filename
done ) |less
Naturally you can pipe this to the filter of your choice, but 'less' will
do fine for me.
- John Mills
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