RPM history

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Mon May 19 16:21:58 UTC 2008


Chris Bredesen wrote:
> Hello list,
> 
> I'd like to answer the question, "what version of the kernel was on my 
> machine last month?"
> 
> So, can yum or RPM give me a history of all the changes to package 
> "whatever"?  I find the yum man page quite overwhelming :)
> 
> I've just upgraded from F8 to F9, I'm not sure if that makes a 
> difference...
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Chris
> 
A list of the RPMs in the system is saves in /var/log/rpmpkgs*. If 
there is one from last month, you can get a list of the kernels that 
were installed.

Mikkel
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   Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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