[Rpm-maint] Feature request: Improved speed for 'rpm -qa'

James Bowes jbowes at redhat.com
Wed Dec 20 02:20:08 UTC 2006

Axel Liljencrantz wrote:
> # rpm --query --prefix=als -- fields=name,summary
> alsa-lib,The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) library
> alsa-utils,Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) utilities

You can use query format to specify what the output looks like. For 
rpm -qa --qf "%{NAME},%{SUMMARY}\n"
Will produce output similar to what you have here.


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