[CentOS] EMERGENCY: Server Crash

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Thu Nov 12 19:41:37 UTC 2009


At Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:05:53 -0000 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> Great thing about lurking in lists, is that you learn stuff! I wanted to
> know how to remove every dreaded package that had been installed when an
> intern/idiot decided to install x on a remote server - now I know yum
> erase should do the trick!

But you of course should be *careful*.  Erase the wrong thing and all
hell breaks loose...

> 
> > Oh my.
> > You do realize that a "yum erase" will gladly remove packages
> > dependent on that package?  On my system, "yum erase openssl" will
> > remove 433 other packages.
> 
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