[packagekit] RFC - easy install/remove
hughsient at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 03:11:45 PST 2008
On Mon, 2008-11-17 at 10:59 +0100, Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett wrote:
> Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> > You don't only want to remove the first level/direct dependencies, but
> > also all recursive ones. So this is should clearly be done by the
> > backend. Even handling all direct dependencies is out of scope for
> > packagekit itself.
> And it is also a "best effort" operation and not a predictable operation.
Totally. To be honest, disk space is cheap, and so the risk of removing
a library that is used locally but not required by a package is too high
If you're the sort of person who cares about the disk space wasted by a
54Kb library, you're probably not a typical PackageKit user:
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