yum 'shortcomings'?

Alexander Volovics a.volovic at upcmail.nl
Wed Jun 23 12:49:53 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 06:01:43PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> > I recently installed gnome-commander.
> > Because gnome-commander needs 'meld', 'exiv2-libs', 'gnome-vfs2-smb'
> > these were also installed.
> > Today I removed gnome-commander with 'yum remove' but yum did not
> > include (or even suggest) meld, exiv2libs and gnome-vfs2-smb for
> > removal. Why?
> I recommend using yum history undo

I have never used yum history before.
The man page is not completely clear on how it should be used
so I will have to try it out (and hope I make no mistakes, it seems
to be pretty exacting).

It does look like it might be more precise than 'yum-plugin-remove-with-leaves'

Thanks for the suggestion Rahul


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