Re: yum yum or not?

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On 04/27/2012 04:49 PM, Shaun wrote:
> On 27/04/2012 14:56, Markku Kolkka wrote:
>> So the real problem is that you don't understand the directionality of
>> dependencies.
> Almost certainly :)
>> "yum install packagename" installs packagename + anything
>> that packagename requires. "yum remove packagename" removes packagename
>> + anything that requires packagename. The set of packages required by
>> packagename and the set of packages that require packagename are two
>> entirely different things.
> Yes, I thought "yum remove packagename" would remove the packagename
> plus any dependencies that were INSTALLED by the "yum install
> packagename" action. That is, I expected it to NOT remove dependency
> packages that were already present when "yum install packagename" was
> performed.
> So a misunderstanding on my part.
> I just need to be really careful about the remove command in future.

Give us the history listing (from info) and let us se what was done to it.


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