Question on yum remove
steve at stevesearle.com
Sat Jun 16 22:22:59 UTC 2007
Around 11:11pm on Saturday, June 16, 2007 (UK time), Timothy Murphy scrawled:
> Why does "yum remove foo" try to remove every package
> using anything required by foo?
> Surely the rational strategy would be to leave anything
> required by another package?
No. You asked it to remove foo. It is rational that it does as you
requested. It would be irrational to:
- not do as you asked, or
- leave behind broken packages because it removed foo
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting a bad thing?
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