Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 163217
yum doesn't handle "removal by provides"
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:52:04 EST
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Description of problem:
yum doesn't handle "removal by provides",
e.g. yum remove eclipse
(eclipse is a "Provides" of the eclipse-platform rpm).
However yum is able to handle "installation by provides",
e.g. yum install eclipse
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install eclipse
2. yum remove eclipse
Actual Results: # yum remove eclipse
Setting up Remove Process
No Packages marked for removal
# apt-get remove eclipse
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Selecting eclipse-platform for 'eclipse'
The following packages will be REMOVED:
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 removed and 2 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B of archives.
After unpacking 101MB disk space will be freed.
Expected Results: yum should select package corresponding to "provides" and remove it.
code's checked into upstream cvs to handle this.