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Re: [opensuse] Re: is avahi mandatory
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 09:07:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <20090112080733.GA14149@xxxxxxx>
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 05:22:56PM -0600, Rajko M. wrote:
On Sunday 11 January 2009 04:41:12 pm Carlos E. R. wrote:
On Sunday, 2009-01-11 at 22:29 +0100, jdd wrote:
Carlos E. R. a écrit :
When you uninstall something, before going ahead you should visit the
"installation summary" filter. It shows the entire list of things to be
installed and uninstalled.

this one should be presented systematically. Even apt-get uninstall
gives a clue now :-)

You are root, you are the king. If you tell YaST to remove YaST, it just

If you don't like that, fill an enhancement request ;-)

It is a bug when so many packages depend on something like avahi. It is
absolutely leaf package, good to have, but almost everyone can live without

And, it may be YaST software management bug, or not implemented feature, if
avahi is not hard requirement, but treated as such.

The problem is that "libavahi.." requirs avahi the daemon.

And libavahi is linked into various gnome stuff (didnt check closely enough,
but I guess gnome-vfs), so it is in turn required by nearly all of gnome.

Ciao, Marcus
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