[packagekit] User Interaction needed

Klaus Kaempf kkaempf at suse.de
Thu Mar 13 13:28:06 PDT 2008

* Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> [Mar 13. 2008 20:52]:
> On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 13:21 +0100, Stefan Haas wrote:
> Well, the purist in me is saying that:
> * installing a package shouldn't uninstall another

An 'obsoletes' dependency in the to-be-installed package _will_
uninstall any package matching the obsoletes.
You cannot prevent this with RPM.

> But, as this is done _pre_ transaction rather than _during_ the
> transaction


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