[ATrpms-users] mythtv 0.22 libs still hanging around after upgrade to 0.23
briandlong at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 20:18:22 CEST 2010
On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 11:09:33AM -0400, sdkovacs wrote:
> > I updated to mythtv-0.23 the other day. Today I ran a yum update
> > again, and it's looking to upgrade 0.22 libraries that hung around
> > after the upgrade. I can do a yum remove libmyth\*-0.22, but I'm
> > wondering why those libraries were not removed as part of the yum
> > update.
> that is general policy which doesn't really apply to mythtv: Libs are
> packaged in a forward compatible way so that if an application still
> needs libfoo-1.0.so.2.3 the next update with libfoo-1.1.so.4.5 doesn't
> break it. It leaves unused packages behind which you can identify with
> rpm -q --whatprovides shared-library-package
> You can also use package-cleanup with some options to identify and
> remove these packages.
Yes, I've also used 'package-cleanup --leaves --exclude-devel --exclude-bin'
to list libraries which are no longer needed. You need to install
yum-utils in order to get the package-cleanup utility.
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