[packagekit] Yum backend package removing

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 09:10:19 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 13:50 +0200, Tim Lauridsen wrote:
> Richard Hughes wrote:
> > I just tried to remove nautilus using pk-application. As RemovePackage
> > is called with force=FALSE it should fail if other packages have to be
> > removed as they depends on the package.
> >
> > What I expected is an error "Could not remove nautilus as evice depends
> > on this package", not a lot of packages being removed from my system.
> >
> > If a user really want to nuke a package (and programs requiring it), a
> > user can manually remove the deps or just force it on the command line.
> > In the future there will be a warning in the UI that removing over
> > programs is needed (before the error).
> >
> > The rationale for the force=false flag is that a simple method should
> > not nuke the system, i.e. removing glibc.
> >
> > Can a yum/python dude sort this please? Thanks guys.
> >   
> fixed, will only remove deps if allowdeps=yes



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