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Re: How important is comps.xml to us these days? Which packages should be in comps.xml and which not?



James Antill <james.antill <at> redhat.com> writes:
>  But that's not how groupinstall/groupremove works! Groups are _very_
> different from meta-packages, for instance:
> 
> yum shell <<EOL
> install @x-software-development
> remove libXaw-devel
> run
> EOL
> 
> ...at the end of this the 'X Software Development' group is not
> installed.

... and that's exactly why tristates are needed.

>  Why doesn't PK make it's "categories" the same as the yum backends
> "groups"?

+1, that's what most of us are asking.

        Kevin Kofler


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