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Re: Dependency loops considered harmful?



On 2008-09-03, 17:39 GMT, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Actually its more about the removal scenario, lets say someone 
> does:
> df
> yum install vegastrike    (drags in vegastrike-data)
> df                        (who thats big)
><play vegastrike>         (hey that games sucks and eats up my HD-space)
> yum remove vegastrike
> df                        (WTF, why am I still missing 0.4 Gigs of HD-space ??)

And I am afraid there will be no real resolution of this problem, 
until yum will be able to do the same thing which aptitude on 
Debian was able to do for years -- remembering which package was 
installed because user wanted to do so, and which one was 
installed only to satisfy dependencies.

Matej


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