F18 DNF and history

Nikola Pajkovsky npajkovs at redhat.com
Fri Jun 22 10:32:21 UTC 2012


MichaƂ Piotrowski <mkkp4x4 at gmail.com> writes:

> 2012/6/22 Matej Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com>:
>> On 21/06/12 16:54, Michal Schmidt wrote:
>>>
>>> On 06/21/2012 04:27 PM, Nikola Pajkovsky wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Michal Schmidt <mschmidt at redhat.com> writes:
>>>>>
>>>>> We do now. You can set clean_requirements_on_remove=1 in yum.conf
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> in which version that is supported?
>>>
>>>
>>> Since 3.2.28-13
>>> http://skvidal.wordpress.com/2010/11/09/orphaned-dep-cleanup-in-yum/
>>
>>
>> Mea culpa! I have missed "we weren't using the 'reason' info we're now
>> storing in the yumdb to know what is a dep and what is not" which is a
>> crucial piece of information.
>>
>> Then the curious minds ask ... why clean_requirements_on_remove = 1 isn't a
>> default?
>
> +1

I was asked myself, why it's not default behaviour of yum.

-- 
Nikola


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