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Old 03-28-2008, 03:13 PM   #1
john_h_grubb
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Query multiple packages


Hello all,

I remember querying multiple rpms once using rpm -qa | grep -i <package>, <package> but it is not working for me now. Am I doing something wrong here?

Does anyone know how I can search for a let say... 10 packages in one search string?

Thanks,
 
Old 03-28-2008, 04:04 PM   #2
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egrep -i "str1|str2"

or

grep -i -e pattern1 -e pattern2

Gentoo

Last edited by prad77; 04-17-2008 at 03:29 AM.
 
Old 03-29-2008, 04:44 AM   #3
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comma

Code:
rpm -qa | grep -i <package>, <package>
I would omit the comma between the package names: 'rpm' will consider the comma being part of the package name or (when surrounded by spaces) think it is a package name.

Hope this helps,
Regards
SIMP

Fedora User

Last edited by simplicissimus; 04-02-2008 at 05:08 AM.
 
  


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