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dnf check-update Displays .src Packages in Oracle Linux 8 (Doc ID 2764612.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The command dnf check-update displays a list of source packages (.src RPMs) which were not installed, as updateable

# dnf check-update
...

perl-Carp.src 1.50-439.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Exporter.src 5.73-440.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-File-Path.src 2.16-439.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-File-Temp.src 1:0.230.900-439.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Getopt-Long.src 1:2.51-1.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-HTTP-Tiny.src 0.076-439.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-IPC-System-Simple.src 1.25-18.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Pod-Escapes.src 1:1.07-396.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Pod-Perldoc.src 3.28.01-442.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Pod-Simple.src 1:3.40-1.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Pod-Usage.src 4:1.69-396.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Term-ANSIColor.src 4.06-397.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Term-Cap.src 1.17-396.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Text-ParseWords.src 3.30-396.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Text-Tabs+Wrap.src 2013.0523-396.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-Time-Local.src 1:1.280-2.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-autodie.src 2.29-1001.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-constant.src 1.33-1001.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-parent.src 1:0.237-2.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream
perl-podlators.src 1:4.12-2.module+el8.3.0+7729+86a74f64 ol8_appstream

The command dnf update does not show those packages:

# dnf update
Last metadata expiration check: 0:01:26 ago on Tue 30 Mar 2021 02:47:56 PM GMT.
Dependencies resolved.
Nothing to do.
Complete!

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