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Old 07-17-2010, 04:27 PM   #1
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Command to get source ( full HTTP/FTP ) path of 'Installed' RPMs

Is there a command to know " From where a specific RPM package was downloaded & installed ( The full HTTP/FTP path ) " ?

For example, if I had previously installed Firefox from here

is there a specific rpm query, or any other place, from where I can get the full ftp path back.

Sorry if I have double-posted, because I am being forced to do so
Old 07-18-2010, 05:27 PM   #2
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To the best of my knowledge, there's no way to do this since the location of the package is not encoded anywhere within the RPM. Yum would be able to keep track of which repos you downloaded a package from if you use that, but I don't think there's any way to do it with a plain old RPM. Maybe if you use yum's localinstall argument giving it the URL it would work but I've never tried it.


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