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Hopefully your support case is already resolved, but just in case, try: yum clean all yum repolist -v yum check-update This should at least give you a little more information to work with.
# yum list *drbd* | tail -n 5 drbd83-utils.x86_64 8.3.16-1.el6.elrepo elrepo drbd84-utils.x86_64 8.9.1-1.el6.elrepo elrepo drbdlinks.noarch 1.26-1.el6 epel kmod-drbd83.x86_64 8.3.16-2.el6.elrepo elrepo ...
You should try again with the proper casing for the package groups: yum groupinstall Virtualization "Virtualization Tools" "Virtualization Platform" "Virtualization Client"
It is very common for a package maintainer to include distribution specific patches in packages. Sometimes you can find those included in the changelog of the regular package, which you can query with rpm -q --changelog tar Most often you'll need to check the source package for the details e.g. ...
You can dissect the Fedora source rpm - tar-1.26-29.fc20.src.rpm - and find out. On Fedora, you can install the src.rpm. You can also extract it's content, like this: rpm2cpio tar-1.26-29.fc20.src.rpm | cpio --extract --make-directories --verbose The answer to your question is in tar.spec and the associated patches. Example: # Add support for extended ...
knowledge about early source-code repositories is woefully incomplete According to the SourceForge wikipedia page: SourceForge, founded in 1999 by VA Software, was the first provider of a centralized location for free and open-source software developers to control and manage software development and offering this service for free. It's certainly ...
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