Re: how to uninstall preload?

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Gordon Messmer wrote:

>> I would imagine the "-y" would be rather dangerous,
>> as "yum remove" often tries to remove many packages
>> required by other applications.
> 
> I don't think that's quite true.  If you tell yum to remove a package,
> it'll remove that package and any package that requires it.  It doesn't
> descend the dependency tree in the opposite direction (normally, I
> believe there's a plugin that'll do that), and in no case will it ever
> do something inconsistent like removing a package which is required by
> something that yum leaves installed.

I know that I have yum-installed X in the past,
and it has installed X, together with Y and Z,
Then I have yum-removed X,
and it has listed X, Y and Z, and a large number of other packages
to be uninstalled.


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