[Slackbuilds-users] Dependency cleanup after package removal
dominik.drobek at o2.pl
Mon Jun 22 19:56:05 UTC 2020
I was wondering how do people manage dependency cleanup when
uninstalling SBo packages?
Suppose the user first installs package A what depends on packages X, Y
and Z (all from SBo). Later the user installs package B that depends on
Y, and finally installs C that depends on X.
When A is removed, then Z is clearly not needed anymore. This is easy to
figure out in this simple example, but when ~200 SBo packages are
installed in the system it's not straightforward.
Is there any tool for automatic detection of such "orphaned"
dependencies that can be safely removed?
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