[Yum] Yum feature request

Ian Mortimer I.Mortimer at uq.edu.au
Thu Mar 20 02:39:05 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 23:27 -0300, Ivan Quirino wrote:

> When we Install a additional applications, lots of dependencies are
> installed too, like libraries and etc. But when we remove these
> applications the libraries used by the application remain and no other
> program uses that libraries or dependecies. I want to request a
> feature in yum in which it  checks for packages that are dependencies
> of a program, and remove these packages with the program, so we could
> save more disk space. This feature should remove only the packages
> that are dependencies for that olnly program that is being removed.

package-cleanup from yum-utils can tell which packages have no

package-cleanup --leaves

(That's not what you asked for but might help in the meantime).


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