[CentOS] yum remove <old kernel pkgs> -- wants to remove a to n of stuff

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 17:53:00 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 9:21 AM, Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at buc.com> wrote:
> I didn't think there was any functional difference between:
> rpm -e package-name
> and
> yum remove package-name
> Isn't yum just a front-end for the rpm system?

Even if that were completely true, it's not a good idea to mix
different commands, especially for installing or removing packages.
If you use rpm to find what you want to remove, remove it with rpm.

And - ditto to what everyone else already said.


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