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Month: December 2014

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

From: Felmon Davis <davisf@...>
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2014 20:46:29 -0500 (EST)
On Sat, 27 Dec 2014, Alexandre wrote:

>> Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:19:20 -0800
>> From: dan@...
>> To: trinity-users@...
>> Subject: Re: [trinity-users] removing games and other cruff.
>> On 12/26/2014 11:32 PM, Felmon Davis wrote:
>>> I thought I'd try purging them the so-called easy way using kpackage but
>>> when I get set to remove kdegames-trinity, it _looks_ like tde-trinity will
>>> go along it. I know this has to do with 'meta-packages' but I don't
>>> understand the implications.
>> What I do is, first make sure there are no autoremovable packages.  Then
>> remove the metapackage.  Then look at the packages that are now
>> autoremovable, and mark anything you want to keep as manually installed.
>> Then autoremove the rest.
> Hi,
> If you want to use Synaptic, it will tell you which package would be 
> removed if you proceed to remove the metapackage. If it makes sense 
> for you, click on okay and if it wants to remove tons of packages, 
> then something went wrong in packaging...

I'd rather not use synaptic actually but I'll have a look. kpackage 
showed the same set of dependencies on metapackages that was the 
reason for my question.

I think I have the answer to the question now though. plus now if 
something goes wrong, I can blame you guys!



> Hope it helps!
> -Alexandre

Felmon Davis

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