[pacman-dev] feature request: -R group

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 12:35:11 EDT 2007

On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 02:56:27PM +0200, Nagy Gabor wrote:
> > Please add this to the bug tracker
> OK, and I will add an other one to there:
> An option to "-R group" would be nice to remove the "removable"
> packages from the 'group': i.e. remove packages, which belongs to
> 'group' and the transaction won't cause any dependency breaks.
> For example, you want to remove 'group', which contains 100 packages.
> And 'foo' package in 'group' (contra 99) is a needed dependency of
> 'bar' (which doesn't belong to 'group' and you don't want to remove it).
> You have to answer to 100 questions, because "pacman -R group --ignore
> foo" doesn't work neither (<- this is the 2nd request;-), and answering
> yes to "remove whole content?" would induce dependency error.
> Yes, the main limitation of the current front-end appears when you want
> to work with groups.
> Bye, ngaba

I just read a similar bug report this morning. But I see that Romashka
already noticed that as well :)

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