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Old 05-19-2008, 07:24 PM
seth vidal
 
Default hook into rpm install/update/deletion of any package (for etckeeper)

On Mon, 2008-05-19 at 15:16 -0400, Casey Dahlin wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-05-19 at 14:57 -0400, Casey Dahlin wrote:
> >
> >> Jos Vos wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 02:35:27PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> May I Introduce you to yum install /path/to/some/file.rpm
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> s/install/localinstall/, or has this been changed in newer versions?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >> I think yum has always been able to figure out if you meant localinstall
> >> when you said install. Its a crapshoot though.
> >>
> >
> > a crapshoot?
> >
> > It's been that way since at least the 2.6 series, I think.
> >
> > -sv
> >
> >
> >
> A crapshoot as in if there happens to be a package named fubar.rpm
> you're screwed.

actually, not.

the args passed to install are handled:
- local pkg (if os.path.exists() and endswidth('.rpm')
- remote available pkgs

-sv




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