[mythtv-users] How to judge those dependencies or packages for compiling had been installed?

David Campbell dave at cpfc.org
Tue Mar 6 08:41:51 UTC 2007

Xi Jiarong wrote:
> According to the guide: Installing MythTV SVN Fedora Core on mythtv.org, 
> there are so many dependencies and package should be installed, but 
> sometimes, some of them could always be lost or left, so I want to ask 
> how to judge I have installed all of those required to compile myth? How 
> to know which one had beed installed successfully?
> for example
> #yum install freetype-devel
> Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> Loading "kmdl" plugin
> Setting up Install process
> Setting up repositories
> Reading repository metadata in from local files
> Parsing package install arguments
> Nothing to do
> Does this mean this freetype-devel had been installed before or not?

rpm will tell you

try rpm -qva | grep -i freetype


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