To distro-sync or not distro-sync?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Thu Oct 29 18:54:16 UTC 2015

Petr Pisar wrote:
> It does not remove random packages. It removes packages that are not
> needed because the package was not installed explicitly and it's not
> a transitive dependency of such explicitly installed package.

That's the autoremove misfeature, which is really a different issue than the 
--allowerasing to resolve dependency conflicts that is being discussed here.

IMHO, enabling autoremoval by default was a horrible idea.

        Kevin Kofler

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