Removing package and its dependencies
phhs80 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 23:14:18 UTC 2006
On 8/2/06, Jeff Vian <jvian10 at charter.net> wrote:
> if you want that list fed to 'yum remove' this would work
> yum remove `package-cleanup --leaves mediawiki`
> I had to look at the output and test it to be sure.
> However, look carefully at the list it proposes. When I tried it I did
> not get _only_ the packages that were required for my test package, but
> also got a full list of all the leaves in the package tree -- including
> yum and a lot of libraries. It seems the output of the --leaves option
> is not limited to the branch with the package you specify.
> Needless to say I did not do the uninstall.
Thanks, Jeff. That is correct that `package-cleanup --leaves
mediawiki` does not indicate the list of packages required by
'mediawiki'. I think that some improvement should be done regarding
the implementation of a simple way of removing a package and its
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