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Listing package man page, services, config files and related rpm of a file, in one alias

Terminal - Listing package man page, services, config files and related rpm of a file, in one alias
fileinfo() { RPMQF=$(rpm -qf $1); RPMQL=$(rpm -ql $RPMQF);echo "man page:";whatis $(basename $1); echo "Services:"; echo -e "$RPMQL\n"|grep -P "\.service";echo "Config files:";rpm -qc $RPMQF;echo "Provided by:" $RPMQF; }
2015-05-11 16:46:01
User: nnsense
Functions: basename echo grep rpm whatis
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Listing package man page, services, config files and related rpm of a file, in one alias

Many times I give the same commands in loop to find informations about a file. I use this as an alias to summarize that informations in a single command. Now with variables! :D

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OK the information might be useful, but the command? Urgh!

You run "rpm -qf" four times and then "rpm -ql" twice.

Step 1: Have a think about caching your results

Step 2: Edit command to be more 'fu'

Step 3: Profit ;-)

Comment by flatcap 135 weeks and 6 days ago

Challenging:) I slightly modified it. To make it really "fu" I should came with something extraordinary.. will think about, should be something! :)

Comment by nnsense 135 weeks and 6 days ago

That's brilliant! Much more efficient :-)

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