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Re: Odd failed dependency...



On 20.09.2007 16:23, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-09-19 at 23:54 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
>> Does the printing config tool call into pirut to install something?
>>
>> [root hughsie-laptop ~]# rpm -e pirut
>> error: Failed dependencies:
>> pirut is needed by (installed) system-config-printer-0.7.74.1-1.fc8.i386
>>
>> Any ideas of the mechanism if this is the case? Thanks,
> 
> It forks system-install-packages.  It's used for installing print
> drivers.

I thought there was a "unwritten" policy to install (nearly?) all
drivers for hardware by default to make sure people can just configure
hardware even in situations when they don't have a network connection or
a install CD at hand.

Cu
knurd


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