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Old 11-20-2015, 09:06 AM   #1
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Concerning rpm --auto-orphans

I have Mageia 5 installed. After uninstalling a package using the Control Panel, I was presented with a message stating that some packages are orphaned and might safely be removed. I tried to find the right rpm options using --help, but couldn't find my way.

I searched for it over the net, and I was given a solution that proved quite the contrary! The result was all orphaned packages were marked as manually installed, not orphaned!

Now, what I'm asking is this: could this operation be reversed? I mean: could I somehow re-instate the dependencies, and thus truly orphaned packages regain their status as such?

Unfortunately, I can't remember the whole list...

Thanks in advance for your help.

Hosam Adeeb Nashed


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