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Re: Yum and Yumex





--- On Tue, 11/25/08, Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan gmail com> wrote:
From: Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan gmail com>
Subject: Re: Yum and Yumex
To: fedora-test-list redhat com
Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 10:30 AM

On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 06:14 -0800, Leslie Satenstein wrote:
> For uninstalls, I think we are forced to using rpm, which prompts to
> indicate what it is taking along with the module you requested for the
> uninstall.
>
> yum works in reverse (uninstalls), quietly, as it does in forward gear
> (updates or installs).

This is incorrect. Yum asks for confirmation before deleting anything,
same as it does for installing and updating.

Unless of course you ran "yum -y", or your yum.conf(5) file has been
modified from the default:

assumeyes
Either ‘1’ or ‘0’. Determines whether or not yum prompts
for confirmation of critical actions. Default is ‘0’ (do prompt).
Command-line option: -y

alwaysprompt
Either ‘1’ or ‘0’. Without this option, yum will not
prompt for confirmation when the list of packages to be installed exactly
matches
those given on the command line. Unless assumeyes is enabled, it
will still prompt for package removal, or when additional packages need to
be installed to fulfill dependencies. Default is ‘1’.


poc

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Delete a module, reply Y, and yum will do it. Yum will also delete all the
dependencies. Choose the right module to delete, and YUM and rpm will disappear.


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