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Re: Who do I send to get a package removed because of bad language.



On Wed, 2009-10-21 at 13:28 -0400, Darryl L. Pierce wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 06:22:04PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > IIUC, you're mis-interpreting the YUM output there. NetworkManager-gnome
> > doesn't have a dependancy on KDE, rather it happens to be part of the 
> > "KDE (K Desktop Environment)"  group. ie in doing a 'groupremove'
> > you explicitly asked YUM to remove 'NetworkManager-gnome' since its
> > in that group. If you had just done an package level remove, eg 
> > 'yum remove kde*' then NetworkManager-gnome would not have been removed
> 
> You're correct in that removing the KDE group attempts to remove the
> NetworkManager-gnome rpm. I remembered uninstalling KDE also removed
> NetworkManager-gnome which borked my laptop until I re-installed the
> RPM. That's something that should be fixed.


Group removals are dangerous.  Groups can share packages between them.
Perhaps somebody should submit a patch to yum that gives groupremove a
flag that says don't remove any package that is listed in any other
group.


-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- FreedomĀ² is a feature!
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