[Yum] Yum feature request

Ivan Quirino ivanquirino1928 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 02:45:43 UTC 2008


thanks!

2008/3/19, Ian Mortimer <I.Mortimer at uq.edu.au>:
>
> 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
> dependents:
>
> package-cleanup --leaves
>
> (That's not what you asked for but might help in the meantime).
>
>
>
> --
> Ian
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