yum erase unused dependencies

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 13:54:29 UTC 2013

On Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:40:47 +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:

> > Pure leaf package removal bears the risk that you remove something that no
> > other package depends on but _you_ need it.
> which can be easily optimized by a small meta-package

Of course. That's common practice in some places. It also serves as a guard
against not well-tested Obsoletes (or a packager introducing or reverting

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