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Re: [opensuse-factory] OBS: nothing provides /usr/bin/cdrdao needed by k3b
Am 01.12.2017 um 21:20 schrieb Christian Boltz:
Hello,

Am Freitag, 1. Dezember 2017, 19:52:16 CET schrieb Frank Krüger:

I am puzzled, because I have installed, e.g., cdrdao which is required
by k3b:

rpm -q --whatrequires cdrdao
no package requires cdrdao

This will only catch packages that have a
Requires: cdrdao

But it will for example not notice file requires like
Requires: /usr/bin/cdrdao


I usually use rpm -e --test because that checks all types of
dependencies:

# rpm -e --test cdrdao
error: Failed dependencies:
/usr/bin/cdrdao is needed by (installed) k3b-17.08.3-1.1.x86_64


Regards,

Christian Boltz

Thank you for the clarification. I was not aware of this subtle but
crucial difference.

Regards, Frank
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