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



----- "Jesse Keating" <jkeating redhat com> wrote:

> 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.
> 

Maybe just a confirmation (i.e: 
"The following packages are also listed in other groups:
superpackage     -- awesomegroup, importantgroup
uselesspackage   -- evilgroup
Are you sure you want to remove them? (Y/N)"

?

-Charley


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