comps discussion at fudcon and the future
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Thu Jan 15 20:11:11 UTC 2009
Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 03:46:20PM -0600, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>> Josh Boyer wrote:
>>> Ok, but if group-metapkg has Requires on all the packages in the
>>> group, then won't:
>>> yum remove foo-is-part-of-group
>>> hit the Requires on group-metapkg and have yum try to remove it,
>>> along with everything else?
>> For the benefit of the list, the answer is "yes". This is why I don't
>> like using metapackages this way; you can't selectively install them.
> Actually, the answer is no.
Oh, sorry. It will remove the metapackage. I missed the part about
Let me try again:
Will it remove the metapackage?
Will removing the metapackage remove everything else?
(* assuming remove-with-leaves isn't in use)
Jesse's reply pretty much hits right on what my complaint is.
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