jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Tue Oct 30 18:48:22 UTC 2007
Karl Larsen wrote:
> I printed out Maximum RPM in 1997 and I refer to it often. I was told
> today to use:
> # rpm -q --whatprovides (complete direction to a file) and it did
> provide the name of the file that provides /etc/rc.d/init.d/nvideo.
> Then just now I got to page 51 and there it listed this capability. I
> have had this capability for 8 years but didn't know it...
yum can do the same thing, and has the advantage it will also tell you
about rpms you don't have installed, but are available in one of your
> yum whatprovides /etc/rc.d/init.d/sshd
openssh-server.i386 4.3p2-4.cern installed
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