dnf even allows to uninstall RPM and systemd without warnings

Jaroslav Nahorny jaroslav at hackerspace.pl
Mon Jun 23 18:03:06 UTC 2014

Reindl Harald writes:

> Am 23.06.2014 19:21, schrieb Jaroslav Nahorny:
>> Exactly. System warns you, but if you insist, it will allow you to "rm
>> -rf /". The same is with dnf. It will show you the list of packages it's
>> going to remove, and ask you if you are sure this is what you want. What
>> more do we need?
> ah you know any single library with insane names and it's
> consumers on your system - i doubt

Of course I don't. That's why I don't remove them blindly. If in doubts,
I'm reading what they are used for.

>> I hate when my OS tries to be smarten than me.
> sometimes it is

No, it never is.

>> So, if the command "dnf remove kernel" would immediately remove all the
>> kernels without asking for confirmation, I'd say you're right. But it's
>> not. And you are wrong.
>> Thanks. Bye!
> you don't understand the point
> * currently YUM protects
> * DNS is selled as improvemnt
> * remove protections is the opposite

It's your point of view. For me it is improvement. I don't want to be
bothered with multiple levels of idiot-proofing-security-mechanisms.
My dear package manager, if I want to remove kernel, please allow me to
do so.

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