James Antill (illiterat) wrote,

Understanding groups in yum

Every now and again someone will will ask a question about groups in yum that amounts to:

If I do "groupinstall xyz" and then I do "groupremove xyz" why do I not end up where I started.

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bogado

August 8 2008, 02:16:05 UTC 5 years ago

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The point is doing what the user expect, so if YUM could inform the rpm database (or maybe have it's own DB) that a particular package was installed as a result of installing a group the removal of this group would remove only the packages that were installed in the original operation.

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