[CentOS] yum yum or not?

Fri Apr 27 15:01:50 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 04/27/2012 09:03 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Markku Kolkka wrote:
>>> For example, let's have three packages A, B, and C where B requires A
>>> and C requires B: A<-B<-C
>>> "yum install C" will install all three packages. "yum remove C" would
>>> remove only C. "yum remove B" would remove B and C. "yum remove A"
>>> would remove all three packages

>> Ok, so deepen my understanding of yum: what about where package A
>> requires B and C, and package D also requires B. If I yum uninstall A,
>> happens to B? Obviously, if it goes away, then D is broken....
> It also recommends removing D
> Yum will remove too much.

Oy. Thanks, Johnny. I'll watch out for that in the future....