[SATLUG] Package dependency question (on SuSE-10.2)

K. Spoon kell at spoonix.com
Mon Feb 19 06:25:35 CST 2007

On Sun, Feb 18, 2007 at 09:17:10PM +0600, Emon wrote:
> Hi everyone
> Here is my dilemma; I installed ekiga, which also installed about a
> dozen pkgs to resolve dependencies...
> But ekiga is not working... it tries to show a wizard but for some
> reason just hangs [1]
> Now I want to uninstall ekiga as well as the dozen pkgs it installed; is
> that possible??? if so... please tell me how.

This won't be clean (or easy), but you can use the rpm query command to
get list of requirements for the package:

rpm -qr ekiga

And that should at least give you a list of likely suspects to remove.

K. Spoon <kell at spoonix.com>

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