my take on the protected packages problem

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at
Wed Jan 8 17:51:45 UTC 2014

On 01/08/2014 07:28 PM, Frank Murphy wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:33:11 +0200
> Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at> wrote:
>> By default, something like 'yum remove iputils' will merrily proceed
>> without triggering package protection alerts
> sudo yum remove iputils
> <snipped>
> Error: Trying to remove "NetworkManager", which is protected
> For myself all crip-path are protected

Well sure you can configure it that way but AFAICS that's not something 
Fedora does by default, or have I missed something?

	- Panu -

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