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Re: [trinity-users] removing games and other cruff.

From: Felmon Davis <davisf@...>
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2014 20:37:43 -0500 (EST)
On Sat, 27 Dec 2014, Felix Miata wrote:

> Felmon Davis composed on 2014-12-27 13:33 (UTC-0500):
>
>>> You can safely remove 'meta-packages'...start with 'tde-trinity' since it
>>> pulls in a 'full' TDE desktop enviroment.
>
>> so this is precisely what I don't understand. if so much depends on a
>> meta-package, how can it be safe to remove the meta-package? there are
>> dependencies here that I definitely do not want to remove. does
>> removal of a meta-package leave the dependent apps intact?
>
> Meta-packages decide what gets added to or included in an installation.
> Choosing to remove one removes it only.

alright then, I'll have a go.

you don't know me but I remember you from OS/2 days. best regards from 
then and now!

F.

-- 
Felmon Davis

Life your life so that if someone says, "Be yourself," it's good 
advice.  -- Orben