[CentOS-devel] anaconda dependency calculation?
nicholas.byrne at quadriga.com
Fri Mar 16 17:25:50 UTC 2007
I'm trying to find a tool that calculates all dependencies for a
specific package or group of packages for use with CentOS 5 (beta) with
the intention of putting together a custom single CD build of CentOS 5.
With CentOS 4 i used a python script that used the hdrlist module to
find all dependencies which borrowed code from a number of sources.
I've looked at yumdownloader and how it checks dependencies (using the
--resolve option) but if i pass it the list of packages defined in say
the Base and the Core yum groups which generally form an absolute
minimal install i end up with about 200 packages. If i do a custom
install (using beta 1 disks) and deselect everything i end up with over
So i'm guessing anaconda calculates dependencies in a slightly different
way, can anyone point me to files/code where i should be looking to find
Thanks very much in advance for help
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