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Yast2 package manager: Select/taboo packages by feature/provides/hardware

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From bugzilla: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=506970

I have no bluetooth devices, so it would be convenient to prevent/taboo anybluetooth package to become automatically installed on the system.

I have an intel GPU, but it didn't prevent the Xorg packages for radeon andunichrome to get automatically installed (suggested packages?).

It would be convenient to have a way to select or taboo packages by feature orhardware availability. It could look like a metapackage or an option that couldbe selected, like:

"Bluetooth -> Never install"

"Graphics driver - Intel -> Selected"

"Graphics driver - Radeon -> Never install"


icons/user_comment.png R. U. wrote: (9 years ago)

I once tried to make me such a slim system using gentoo: resulted in an ugly performance system -  a mess of loop services waiting for input not configured. While a radeon display driver residing on my harddisk does not hinder my system.


icons/user_comment.png A. J. wrote: (9 years ago)

We have already the means for this that you can mark packages dependend on specific pci IDs and similar features. If a package gets installed nevertheless, please file a bug against that single package so that it gets fixed.

Last change: 9 years ago
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