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Old 12-21-2007, 01:09 PM
Kai Schaetzl
 
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Johnny Hughes wrote on Thu, 20 Dec 2007 12:00:27 -0600:

> --exclude=openoffice*

shouldn't that be --exclude=openoffice* ?
At least that syntax is what I use in the repo files.

exclude=openoffice*



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Old 12-21-2007, 02:11 PM
Johnny Hughes
 
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Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote on Thu, 20 Dec 2007 12:00:27 -0600:
>
>> --exclude=openoffice*
>
> shouldn't that be --exclude=openoffice* ?
> At least that syntax is what I use in the repo files.
>
> exclude=openoffice*

Both will work ... the means do not expand the wildcard as a command
in the shell (do a google search for "shell expansion" if this does not
make sense ). In this case it does not really matter, but if it was
something like this it might:

yum install kernel*

(if you had a file named kernel-badstuff.i386.rpm in your current
directory and if you only wanted to install things from mirrors and not
your current directory then you would need the )




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Old 12-21-2007, 03:32 PM
Kai Schaetzl
 
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Johnny Hughes wrote on Fri, 21 Dec 2007 09:11:47 -0600:

> Both will work ... the means do not expand the wildcard as a command
> in the shell

Ah, I see, thanks.

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