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yum-groups-manager(1)							    yum-groups-manager(1)

       yum-groups-manager - create and edit yum's group metadata

       yum-groups-manager [options] [packages]

       yum-groups-manager  is  used to create or edit a group metadata file for a yum repository.
       This is often much easier than writing/editing the XML by  hand.   The  yum-groups-manager
       can load an entire file of groups metadata and either create a new group or edit an exist-
       ing group and then write all of the groups metadata back out.

       -h, --help
	      Display a help message, and then quit.

	      Display a version message, and then quit.

       -n, --name
	      The name to lookup/use for the group. If you specify an existing group id, then the
	      group with that id will have it's name changed to this value.

       --id   The  id  to  lookup/use for the group. If you don't specify an id, but do specify a
	      name that doesn't refer to an existing group, then an id for the group is generated
	      based on the name.

	      The description to use for the group.

	      Store  the  package  names  specified within the mandatory section of the specified
	      group, the default is to use the default section. This overrides the optional argu-

	      Store  the  package  names  specified  within the optional section of the specified
	      group, the default is to use the default section. This option is overridden by  the
	      mandatory argument.

	      Also include the names of the direct dependencies for each package specified.

	      Make the group not visible in yum grouplist.

	      Make the group visible in yum grouplist (this is the default).

	      Change the integer which controls the order groups are presented in, for example in
	      yum grouplist.

       --load Load the groups metadata information from the specified file, before performing any
	      operations. This option can be specified multiple times.

       --save Save  the  result  to this file, you can specify the name of a file you are loading
	      from as the data will only be saved when all the operations  have  been  performed.
	      This option can also be specified multiple times.

	      This  is	the same as loading and saving a file, however the "merge" file is loaded
	      before any others and saved last.

	      Also print the result to stdout, if saving or merging.

	      Instead of adding package, remove them. Note that the packages are removed from all
	      sections (default, mandatory and optional).

	      This  is	another  name  for  the  group	within	the  locale  given. The syntax is
	      lang:text. Eg. en:my-group-name-in-english

	      This is another description for the group within the locale given.  The  syntax  is
	      lang:text. Eg. en:my-group-description-in-english.

       The following options are meant to be the same as those with the same name in yum.

       -c CONFIG, --config=CONFIG






       -C, --cache


       Create a new group metadata file, with a group called yum containing all the packages that
       start with yum:
	       yum-groups-manager --name YUM --save groups.xml 'yum*'

       After the above command, load the groups.xml data, work with the yum group, make the group
       not user visible, and remove the yum-skip-broken and yum-priorities packages from it:
	       yum-groups-manager  -n YUM --merge groups.xml --remove yum-skip-broken yum-priori-
	      ties --not-user-visible

       After the above commands, add a description and a translated name to the yum group:
	       yum-groups-manager -n YUM --merge groups.xml --description 'This is a  group  with
	      most of the yum packages in it' --translated-name 'en:yum packages'

       yum-groups-manager  uses  the yum libraries for retrieving information and packages. If no
       configuration file is specified, the default yum configuration will be used.


       yum (8)
       yum.conf (5)

       See the Authors file included with this program.

       There are a couple of options you can't set, yet. Most notably you cannot put
       package names into the conditional section (where they are installed with
       groupinstall only if another package is installed).

       Other than that, there are no bugs, but should you find any, 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: yum-devel@lists.baseurl.org.
       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.

					  23 August 2008		    yum-groups-manager(1)
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