Fedora 22 is out, Fedora 23 is coming :)
kushaldas at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 15:30:32 UTC 2015
On 16/06/15, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 09:31:27AM -0400, Dusty Mabe wrote:
> > > > It's unfortunate that the dependencies can't be expressed in a richer
> > > > way here. It's not that the kernel requires that package... the
> > > > hardware does. Even if we remove it in the cloud kickstarts, it gets
> > > > pulled back in on update, because it's a "Requires(pre)".
> > > Create a dnf plugin to ignore it.
> > Will this handle the rpm db correctly? Meaning after the install will
> > rpm still think there is a missing dependency? If this happens I think
> > you get a warning anytime you use yum/dnf.
> In this case, since it's only a Requires(pre), RPM doesn't mind.
I was talking with the dnf developers today. They said there is no
direct way to achieve this. But we can create a plugin which will remove
it (if it exits) after any transaction.
Another option is to try to put the package in the exclude list for the
transaction. I will try for this method first.
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