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Old 07-16-2008, 05:53 PM
MHR
 
Default yum remove -- wants to remove a to n of stuff

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 9:21 AM, Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey@buc.com> wrote:
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> I didn't think there was any functional difference between:
>
> rpm -e package-name
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> and
>
> yum remove package-name
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> Isn't yum just a front-end for the rpm system?
>

Even if that were completely true, it's not a good idea to mix
different commands, especially for installing or removing packages.
If you use rpm to find what you want to remove, remove it with rpm.

And - ditto to what everyone else already said.

mhr
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