"dnf search" as braindead as "yum search"

Miroslav Suchý msuchy at redhat.com
Wed Mar 25 09:03:39 UTC 2015

On 03/24/2015 12:25 PM, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> Meanwhile I've already added a comment to a related RFE.
> I prefer filing bugs only if there is agreement/confirmation that it
> is considered a bug to fix eventually. It is entirely non-productive
> to open a ticket and have developers disagree or not respond to a
> ticket.
> That's why I posted my thoughts here. When I search, I do it with
> repoquery and grep, because yum/dnf search isn't powerful enough and
> hence not helpful.

To have nice full text search would mean to use full text search engine. And I suppose that this extra dependency in DNF
would be not welcomed by many - including cloud SIG. However this can be easily done as plugin and put in dnf-plugins-extra.

Miroslav Suchy, RHCE, RHCDS
Red Hat, Senior Software Engineer, #brno, #devexp, #fedora-buildsys

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