[Yum-devel] RFE: Write dot-based graph info

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Mon Jan 8 12:33:18 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-01-08 at 01:29 -0800, Justin Moore wrote:
> Feature request (or plugin request)
> Sometimes I wonder what the hell my system is doing downloading a
> certain package (or what is was thinking when it downloaded and
> installed a certain package).  In such cases it would be nice to be able
> to dump a dot file showing the dependency graph.

neat idea. Probably do-able as a plugin in post-depresolve

> Thanks.
> -jdm
> P.S. In this case I'm wonder WTF yum decided to download both the
> x86_64 /and/ i386 versions of the entire gnome desktop on my first "yum
> update" after installing a KDE-only system.  Yay for 1.3GB downloads.

b/c more likely than not you already had both of them installed. It was
just updating them. The default behavior on installing multiarch pkgs is
to install both of them.


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