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Re: Can kickstart be configured to auto-check for dependancies andinstall them as well?



On Sat, 2002-06-01 at 12:12, Philip Rowlands wrote:
> >Is this true? If yes, is there an option in kickstart to do a dependancy
> >check for all rpms and then auto-install them as well?
> 
> If there's a way to access Anaconda's dependency resolution routines in
> kickstart mode, I've never found it. AFAIK, the %package section
> defines, with the aid of the comps file, all the packages to be
> installed, and no more (with "Base" included by default).

Not entirely true.  In Red Hat Linux 7.3 and later, you can specify
'%packages --resolvedeps' instead of just %packages and all of the
dependencies will be resolved and installed.

Cheers,

Jeremy





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