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Is it possible to use dnf (or another utility) to search repositories of different releases of Fedora?

For instance to search my current release for all versions of a package I can do dnf --showduplicates list <package name>. Is it possible to do something along the lines of:

dnf --showduplicates list [--fedora29] <package name>

Where the argument [--fedora29] can be used to specify the version of Fedora that I would like to search?

If this is not possible to do using dnf is there a different command line tool that I can use?

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You can pass dnf a --releasever= argument to override the version.

For the particular command you gave as an example, use the following:

 dnf --releasever=29 --showduplicates list $pkgname

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