How To Install pycocci on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install pycocci on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
pycocci as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install coccinelle
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install coccinelle
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
pycocci and How to Install It?
Short description: semantic patching tool for C
First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.
Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.
There are several ways to install pycocci on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):
In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.
Install pycocci on CentOS 8 using dnf
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install pycocci using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install coccinelle
Install pycocci on CentOS 8 using yum
Because pycocci is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install pycocci package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install coccinelle
How to upgrade (update) a single package pycocci using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like pycocci in this example you should use the following command:
yum update coccinelle
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade coccinelle
How to Upgrade pycocci on CentOS 8 with dnf?
When you run the
dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated.
However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as
the argument to the dnf update command.
dnf update coccinelle
How To remove pycocci from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
pycocci package you can execute
sudo dnf remove coccinelle
Extra info and code examples
Coccinelle is a program matching and transformation tool for C. The programmer describes the code to match and the transformation to perform as a semantic patch, which looks like a standard patch, but can transform multiple files at any number of code sites.
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the pycocci from CentOS 8.