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Re: Dependencies a little excessive?

On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 03:04:07PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> okay - then here are a couple of more situations I want to make sure are
> understood:
> yum remove foo*
> it should remove all packages starting with foo of EVERY arch or just of
> the primary arch in the biarch set?

I would expect matches of all archs to be removed.

> only installs the primary arch - not the secondary one - then we're
> creating some expectation of it for the others.

Actaully, there is precedent for somewhat equivalent behavior in yum
already. If you ask for a package by name without a version, "yum install"
will just give you the latest one -- but "yum remove" will take out all

> consistency is a good thing, I think.

Bah. Hobgoblins and all that. :)

But really, given the above, I don't think it is inconsistent.

Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>

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