yum groupremove removes to much!!
jpmahowald at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 06:39:00 UTC 2007
On 4/1/07, Mark <markg85 at gmail.com> wrote:
> yum groupremove "GNOME Desktop Environment"
> and yum started removing.. (over 200 packages!!)
> now it didn`t just remove all of gnome but also ALL OF KDE (i had KDE
> installed aswell) and all the gnome development tools that i had installed..
> is that normal?
Development tools depend on their corresponding packages. And you
probably removed gdm or something KDE depended on, without the KDE
equivalent in place. Sounds normal, unless you have a specific example
of a dependency that doesn't make sense.
> yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment" (-y)
> and now it`s just installing a little more than 100 packages..
> that leaves another 100 packages that are being removed when you remove
> gnome but not being reinstalled..
Yes, but did you reinstall "KDE (K Desktop Environment)" and "GNOME
Software Development" ? If not that is not a fair comparison.
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