To: None <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/16/2000 12:17:54
Packages.txt says:

    - DEINSTALLDEPENDS:                              
      Remove all packages that require (depend on) the given package.                                 
      This can be used to remove any packages that may have been pulled in                            
      by a given package, e.g. if "make deinstall DEINSTALLDEPENDS=1" is                              
      done in x11/kde, this is likely to remove whole KDE. Works by adding                            
      a "-R" to the pkg_delete command line.      

If we have Packages A and B, such that


Will pkg_delete A remove: ACDE ? (Leaving B broken), or AC ? (making a 
						rebuild of A require manual
						intervention - because of
						version reqs, or say, ELF.)

David Maxwell,| -->
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