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Re: Dependencies a little excessive?



On Thu, 2006-08-10 at 15:34 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> 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
> matches.
> 
> > consistency is a good thing, I think.
> 
> Bah. Hobgoblins and all that. :)
> 
> But really, given the above, I don't think it is inconsistent.
> 

In the situations where you dislike the current behavior - could you
just add: exclude=*.i?86

to your /etc/yum.conf and be done w/it?

-sv



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