Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 113821
RFE: yum should allow more queries on packages
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:35 EST
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Description of problem:
yum should have a mechanism for the user to query packages
with arbitrary query formats. Possibly with several builtins
for looking at the filelist/scripts/changelog of an uninstalled
package. Simply calling print hdr.sprintf("query format") seems
to work within yum.
Additionally, it should allow specific querying by
name-version-release which currently does not work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Marked UPSTREAM, as that's where the change will occur (if any).