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[openFATE 308148] Add support for autoremove obsolete packages
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  • Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2010 22:51:27 +0100 (CET)
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Feature changed by: Rafael Belmonte (EagleScreen)
Feature #308148, revision 3
Title: Add support for autoremove obsolete packages

- openSUSE-11.3: Unconfirmed
+ openSUSE-11.3: Done
Requester: Important

Requested by: Rafael Belmonte (eaglescreen)
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Zypper needs to can autoremove obsolete packages, for instance:
Zypper installs package A, which depens on packages B and C.
Zypper remove package A.
Packages B and C keep installed when they are not longer necessary.
Zypper should can autoremove packages B and C.
This is already implemented in other popular package managers like apt-
get in Debian.
This is very useful to keep a clean Suse installation along the time.
Packages may have a flag that indicates if they were automatically
installed by other package, or they were installed manually by the

#1: Stephan Binner (beineri) (2009-10-21 09:34:48)
Duplicate of

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