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Re: strange comps.xml packages



On Wed, 4 Feb 2004, Paul Pianta wrote:

> hi people
> 
> in a quick run through comps.xml i have found several 'mystery' packages 
> that are listed in the 'core' group:
> 
>       <packagereq type="mandatory">efibootmgr</packagereq>
>       <packagereq type="mandatory">elilo</packagereq>
>       <packagereq type="mandatory">s390utils</packagereq>
>       <packagereq type="mandatory">yaboot</packagereq>
>       <packagereq type="mandatory">ppc64-utils</packagereq>
> 
> and the 'base' group:
> 
>       <packagereq type="default">prctl</packagereq>
> 
> There are no rpms for these packages in the RPMS directory. My question 
> is - can i remove these lines from the comps.xml safely or are they 
> there for a specific purpose?

They are there for other archs. I have never rm'd them nut I do not see why
it would hurt. OTOH I do not see what would be gained by rm'ing them.

Tom




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