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2011/10/17, suvayu ali <email@example.com>:
> On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 10:21 PM, Andras Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> There's also "yum search all ...", but in this case it wasn't needed.
> That searches for the phrase "all" in package names and descriptions,
> that doesn't make sense to me. Did you mean `yum list all <glob>`
[simon@x101 ~]$ man yum
search This is used to find packages when you know something about the
package but aren't sure of it's name. By default search will try
searching just package names and summaries, but if that "fails"
it will then try descriptions and url.
Yum search orders the results so that those packages matching
more terms will appear first.
You can force searching everything by specifying "all" as the
Though the man page is a bit confusing, because it says
* search string1 [string2] [...]
in the DESCRIPTION section.
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