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On 02/21/2011 08:37 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-02-21 at 08:15 -0600, Richard Shaw wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Robert Nichols
>> <rnicholsNOSPAM@comcast.net> wrote:
>>> On 02/20/2011 12:04 PM, Richard Shaw wrote:
>>>> I was googling for a way to figure out a dependency chain for a
>>>> package I'm trying to flush out a spec file for and build. There
>>>> doesn't seem to be a non-destructive equivalent to "yum erase
>>>> <package>" to see if I need to explicitly include a package/program.
>>>> Anyone have a solution they like?
>>> Unless you use "-y" on the command line or have "assumeyes" in your
>>> yum.conf file, yum is going to prompt for confirmation before actually
>>> removing anything.
>> Obviously. I was just trying to find a method that's failsafe. One
>> could argue that it's very easy to accidentally add -y or press y at
>> the prompt because that's what you're used to doing.
> echo N|yum erase foo
> Not elegant but it works.
Even if someone has "assumeyes" in the yum.conf file? Pardon me, but
I'm reluctant to test that.
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