another dnf kernel issue?

Christopher Meng cickumqt at
Wed Feb 11 09:44:18 UTC 2015

On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, Radek Holy <rholy at> wrote:
> Does "sudo dnf remove kernel*-3.18.3*" work for you?
> From the DNF's persepective (
> your specification is in the form "name" (because of the missing dash) and
> there is no package with a name matching "kernel*3.18.3*". Also in the
> second query, it is assumed that the name must match "kernel*3.18.3".
> TBH, I don't know whether we should extend the forms of package
> specifications to support your case. The current behaviour seems to be
> safer to me. I mean, if we improve it, user wouldn't be able to query just
> package names as easily as now.
> --
> Radek HolĂ˝
> Associate Software Engineer
> Software Management Team
> Red Hat Czech

Days ago when I tried to install/remove 7000+ packages from half-completed
downloading in Neal's way, it didn't work at all.

But without asterisk in the command, things could be harder once there are
numerous RPMs being taken.


Yours sincerely,
Christopher Meng
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