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[opensuse-factory] Dependency check on delete requests is insufficient.
gooeygirl@linux-Lappy:~> sudo zypper in shutter
[sudo] password for root:
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...
Resolving package dependencies...


Problem: nothing provides perl(Gtk2::Unique) needed by
shutter-0.94-1.2.noarch
Solution 1: do not install shutter-0.94-1.2.noarch
Solution 2: break shutter-0.94-1.2.noarch by ignoring some of its
dependencies


Choose from above solutions by number or cancel [1/2/c] (c):


But

519980 State:accepted By:dimstar_suse When:2017-09-05T13:12:57
delete:
openSUSE:Factory/perl-Gtk2-Unique
Review by Group is accepted: legal-auto(licensedigger)

Review by Group is accepted: factory-auto(factory-auto)

Review by Group is accepted: factory-staging(staging-bot)

Review by Package is accepted:
devel:languages:perl/perl-Gtk2-Unique(coolo)
Review by User is accepted: repo-checker(repo-checker)

Review by Project is accepted:
openSUSE:Factory:Staging:B(dimstar_suse)
Descr: osc whatdependson perl-Gtk2-Unique comes back empthy and
so does
zypper se --requires --recommends perl-Gtk2-Unique -- Remove
what seems to be an obsolete package that depends on
libunique1
(old compat package)
Comment: Accept to openSUSE:Factory

Well ... shutter requires perl(Gtk2::Unique) which is (was) provided by
perl-Gtk2-Unique, so above search command did does not catch it. Neither
is it build requirements so "whatdependson" logically does not show it
as well.

I wonder if zypper is capable of "search for all provides in this
package" (i.e. find package that require any provide in other package).
I think Mandrake urpm could do it.
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