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Re: So what kind of dependency stupidity is this?




Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Jim wrote:
>
>> Kevin I run across this all the time, it is frustrating, but I just
>> use the command;
>>
>> rpm -e --nodeps google-gadgets-qt google-gadgets google-desktop-linux
>>
>> What the --nodeps is , it removes only those packages and no
>> Dependencies.
>>
>> Hopefully, someday, they will fix that problem in Yum
>>
>> LOL
>
> It is *not* a problem in yum. Yum is merely doing it's job. The
> dependencies are in the software itself in most cases and package
> maintainers control it to some extend. Kevin Kofler has already
> explained what has happened in this thread. Read it.
>
> Rahul
>
Easy there Rahul.  I suspect that Jim read my question from a Digest
that had maybe come out before Kevin's response (or just replied prior
to getting that far in the Digest).  No need to jump down his throat;
honey vs. vinegar and all that.

Kevin


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