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Re: Specifying How Yum Downloads Updates



Bob Gustafson wrote:

> Yes, I'm concerned about the ADDITIONAL packages removed by yum because
> it does not maintain a reference count.

You are confused. It doesn't work that way. Yum will not remove
additional packages more than apt-get on the same system. Try it.

> It happened to me - 152 packages were removed. Many were critical to the
> operation of my system.
> A reference counting package manager would not have done that.

It won't.

Rahul


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