FC22 dnf autoremove problem

asked 2015-09-08 10:12:08 -0500

luladjiev gravatar image

Hello about 2 weeks ago dnf started to mark some packages for removing even though I think they shouldn't be removed. Here is a copy of a fresh dnf autoremove command http://pastebin.com/sFD5jG8c Can someone confirm that this is a bug in dnf or I should really remove this packages? I am using Fedora 22

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Yea... my dnf autoremove also seems to try to remove things like 'steam' which I definitely initiated an install for. Strange

hmaarrfk gravatar imagehmaarrfk ( 2015-09-08 10:35:51 -0500 )edit

Same here, autoremove wants to remove Steam, and files needed by Steam.

chriptik gravatar imagechriptik ( 2015-09-09 07:58:04 -0500 )edit

Is there anything at all odd or customized about your Fedora 22 installation? Are you using a different desktop environment rather than GNOME on the standard Fedora 22 Workstation product, for example? If this is just a standard-issue Fedora 22 system which DNF has spontaneously decided to cripple by removing major packages like that, I find it hard to suspect this is anything other than a bug.

bitwiseoperator gravatar imagebitwiseoperator ( 2015-09-10 10:20:30 -0500 )edit

Apprently, dnf and pkcon (package kit) keep different databases for what they deem to be "useful" packages in your system. I don't have a source confirming this but it might be the cause of the problem.

hmaarrfk gravatar imagehmaarrfk ( 2015-09-10 11:27:25 -0500 )edit

Standard Fedora workstation, with Gnome-shell. Not even using Fedy.

chriptik gravatar imagechriptik ( 2015-09-10 20:54:45 -0500 )edit