[Yum] Uninstalling packages should remove its dependencies
jbowes at redhat.com
Mon Jun 25 08:53:08 EDT 2007
On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 12:04:15PM +0100, viktor_b_68 at yahoo.com wrote:
> Any package that was installed explicitly, i.e. not as an
> automatic dependency, should never be assigned reference links.
> So if you first installed alchemist manually, then installed
> system-config-httpd, alchemist would not be removed when
> system-config-httpd is removed.
> Is there any feature of yum that can do this "reverse" depsolving
> when you uninstall a package?
> If not, what do you think about adding it?
See package-cleanup in yum-utils for after-the-fact removal, or the
thread and work-in-progress plugin on yum-devel.
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