Bug 1649520 - Piping output from yum list installed results in line breaks
Summary: Piping output from yum list installed results in line breaks
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: yum-utils
Version: 7.5
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Packaging Maintenance Team
QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team
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Reported: 2018-11-13 18:59 UTC by Gary Scarborough
Modified: 2019-01-02 09:51 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-01-02 09:51:21 UTC
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Description Gary Scarborough 2018-11-13 18:59:50 UTC
Description of problem:

yum list installed outputs data into three columns.  When you resize the terminal, the columns grow or shrink proportionately.  However, if the output is dumped to a file or piped to grep, column width is set and long rpm names cause line breaks in the output.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. run yum list installed in a terminal window.  Resize to see dynamic resizing of columns.

2. run yum list installed >> packages.txt.  packages.txt will have line breaks in the file separating the package name from version and origin.


Actual results:
Line breaks throughout the data.

Expected results:
Some method, flag or whatever, of causing output to be 3 comma delimited fields 

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