[Mageia-dev] Orphans - those poor orphans . . .
wolf python london
lyh19901223 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 12:00:48 CET 2012
On 6 January 2012 18:43, Robert Fox <list at foxconsult.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-01-06 at 12:32 +0200, Shlomi Fish wrote:
>> On Fri, 06 Jan 2012 11:16:52 +0100
>> Robert Fox <list at foxconsult.net> wrote:
>> > After latest Cauldron updates, I got a real long list of suggested
>> > "orphans" - but I believe some of these packages are needed (like hal or
>> > basesystem-minimal) -
>> > How do I clear out the orphans - like reset the logic behind it so the
>> > correct packages will be orphaned? Or is a fresh install in order??
>> What I normally do is invoke urpmi with the list of packages that I want in
>> which case it says that it will mark them as manually installed and they won't
>> be auto-orphaned.
> Thanks Shlomi - I was thinking that - but to know the packages I want
> vs. the packages that are needed for the basic system . . . I don't know
> them all by heart - like hal - is it needed still?
hal is deprecated in most linux distros(Debian and Gentoo as far as I
know), but E17
needs it. I'm using E17 here. You don't use E17, so it can be removed safely.
Yes, I use Debian GNU/L
wolf python london(WPL)
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