dnf versus yum

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi.boukelmoune at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 09:16:16 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 9:53 AM, Frank Murphy <frankly3d at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Jan 2014 09:48:16 +0100
> Vít Ondruch <vondruch at redhat.com> wrote:
>
>> Dne 6.1.2014 23:26, Chris Murphy napsal(a):
>> > Since "* remove kernel" appears to be inspecific, removing all
>> > kernels isn't what I'd expect. It's not how mv or cp or anything
>> > else would work.
>> >
>>
>> So why not turn this around. In case somebody is doing "dnf remove
>> kernel" and dnf will figures out that there is more packages, then it
>> should fail and ask user to be more specific. That way dnf could
>> behave consistently and user would have to go with "dnf remove
>> kernel*" to explicitly specify, that (s)he wants to remove all
>> kernels.
>>
>> Vít
>
> dnf remove kernel --all

I assume you're suggestion that `dnf remove kernel` should only remove
the latest kernel.

It wouldn't change the fact that removing only the latest installonly
package could most likely remove the running kernel, which is the main
issue here.

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