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Re: Agenda for the 2009-05-26 Packaging Committee meeting



On Wed, 2009-05-27 at 11:04 -0500, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> Adam Williamson wrote:
> > when urpmi lists the packages that will be installed as dependencies in
> > a transaction, those that are suggests rather than hard requires are
> > tagged as such, so you can notice if a transaction is introducing a
> > large number of suggested deps you may not necessarily want, and switch
> > to --no-suggests.
> 
> ...so long as 'yum update' would tell me:
> 
> updating
>   ...
> installing for dependencies
>   ...
> installing for suggestions
>   ...
> 
> :-)
> 
> (Which I suppose it would have to, because I'm not thinking of another 
> way to do it that wouldn't be wrong.)

Well, yeah, I actually noted in my email that MDV's tool does exactly
that (well, it doesn't show them as separate sets, it shows them in one
long list with "(suggests)" to note the suggested ones. But doing it in
sets would, I imagine, be trivial).
-- 
Adam Williamson
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