RFC: Soname in rpm name

Ralf Ertzinger fedora-devel at camperquake.de
Mon Jan 24 14:11:36 UTC 2005


Aurelien Bompard <gauret at free.fr> wrote:

> I did not know, is it possible to have a tool find the rpms that no rpms
> depend on, and ask to remove them ?

The problem with this is that RPM does not indicate whether a package has
"end user value" (a command line or GUI program, or a daemon), or is just
a support library needed by said end user programs, which can be removed
if not needed by anyone.

<@Zeroth>Von bekifften, stinkenden, Langzeitlanghaarstudenten in
Bastelbudenkellern programmiert                    -- #lug-kiel, Oct 13 2004

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