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Re: rpmreaper



On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 17:41 +0200, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've put together a small ncurses application for removing unnecessary
> packages and their dependencies from the system.
> 
> In a mutt-like interface it allows to browse through dependencies,
> select packages and run rpm -e on them.
> 
> For those who don't want to start under root some random stuff downloaded
> from internet, it can be used under a regular user too. On exit, when
> asked to not try to run rpm -e, it will write to stdout the list of
> selected packages.

out of curiosity: any reason you did this in c directly to rpmlib rather
than just using the routines that already exist in python and yum's
libraries?

-sv



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