Bug 7515 - Errors in rpmpopt
Errors in rpmpopt
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-12-02 12:45 EST by andrewem
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-12-02 13:12:05 EST
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Description andrewem 1999-12-02 12:45:56 EST
There are errors in /usr/lib/rpm/rpmpopt with all aliases that use the --qf
option.

The --qf option can only be used when the -q option is also specified,
otherwise you get an "rpm: unexpected query format" message.

Simply adding -q to the aliases fixes the problem.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-12-02 13:12:59 EST
It's too late to change this behavior, you will need to specify -q on the
command line when using the popt alias. Or, if you really want the change,
make enough noise on rpm-list to achieve consensus on the Right Thing To Do.

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