Status of weak dependencies support in Fedora 21+

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sat Nov 15 13:51:32 UTC 2014

Jan Silhan wrote:
>> 3. The page says "The depsolver may offer to treat the weak like very
>> weak relations or the other way round" does dnf do that? or not?
> DNF doesn't do that and never will. IMO that would be too hackish
> behavior.

It's not "hackish", it's "configurable". Letting the user decide whether 
they want to have weak dependencies installed or not is part of the whole 
point of having them.

        Kevin Kofler

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