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yum [options] verify [package ...]
This plugin extends yum with some commands that give verification
information on the installed system, much like rpm -V. You can change
how the verification is done and which files it applies to.
added yum commands are:
all of which take the same arguments as the list yum command, obviously
you can only verify packages that are installed on the system.
verify Is the generic verification command, and is intented to give the
most useful output. It removes all false matches due to multilib
and ignores changes to configuration files by default.
Is meant to be 100% compatible with rpm -V output, and any dif-
ferences should be considered as bugs.
Is used to list all the differences, including some that rpm
itself will ignore.
These are the options added to yum that are available in the verify
commands. They are:
This option is used to limit the filenames that the packages
will perform verification.
This option is only useful in the generic verify command, and
will enable/disable verification of files that are tagged as
To do the same as rpm -Va, use:
the verify.conf file in /etc/yum/plugins.d
James Antill <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Currently yum-verify does not do verify-script checking or dependency checking,
only file checking.
Should you find any other bugs, you should first
consult the FAQ section on http://yum.baseurl.org/wiki/Faq and if unsuccessful
in finding a resolution contact the mailing list: email@example.com.
To file a bug use http://bugzilla.redhat.com for Fedora/RHEL/Centos
related bugs and http://yum.baseurl.org/report for all other bugs.
James Antill 01 March 2008 yum-verify(1)