[packagekit] RFC - easy install/remove
jkeating at redhat.com
Fri Nov 7 10:36:49 PST 2008
On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 10:12 -0800, Peter Nash wrote:
> Anyone know if dpkg or rpm handle this yet?
> (not a clue about this...)
rpm based systems typically have the concept of Groups. Groups will
group various packages of similar theme/functionality together, and
allow a user to take some, all, or none of that group.
Removals are more difficult as often package dep chains are intertwined,
and a package being in Group A doesn't preclude it from being in Group
B, so group removing A won't remove everything in A or else you'd be
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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