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



On 10/21/2009 10:58 PM, 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.

KDE SIG put that package in their own group since the KDE alternative
isn't working well yet. They can perhaps remove it from the group and
add it the ks file but you wouldn't get NetworkManager goodness in KDE
if you group install or use the DVD to select KDE.

Rahul


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