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Re: [opensuse] Re: is avahi mandatory
On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 09:07 +0100, Marcus Meissner wrote:
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
obeys.

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
it.

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.

What are you basing this assertion on? 11.1 install:

jpr@linux-u9xk:~> sudo zypper rm avahi
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...
Resolving package dependencies...

The following packages are going to be REMOVED:
avahi banshee-1 banshee-1-backend-engine-gstreamer
banshee-1-backend-platform-gnome banshee-1-backend-platform-unix
banshee-1-extensions-default mono-zeroconf mono-zeroconf-provider-avahi
nss-mdns
nss-mdns-32bit

So it removes banshee avachi and nss-mdns (zeroconf dns resolution).

-JP
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JP Rosevear <jpr@xxxxxxxxxx>
Novell, Inc.

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