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Re: Specifying How Yum Downloads Updates



Once upon a time, Bob Gustafson <bobgus rcn com> said:
> One, with 'minimum code', which relies on the user to decide whether the
> dependency list to be removed contains elements which are actively used
> by other packages.

So you say "yum remove openldap", yum lists all the things that depend
on openldap, and offers you the choice of removing them all or doing
nothing.

> A second, (debian's package manager), which maintains a reference count
> so it does not remove elements which are still in use by other packages.

So what, you say "<cmd> remove openldap" and it does it, leaving broken
packages on the system?  Or does it just say "no you can't do that"?

-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.


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