[paludis-user] Check of what breaks when --uninstalls-may-break is set

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 27 17:10:34 UTC 2010

On Mon, 27 Dec 2010 15:50:19 +0100 (CET)
rozelak at volny.cz wrote:
> I would like to ask, if there is a way to check what was broken when
> --uninstalls-may-break option was applied when uninstalling.

No, there's not. Once you've done the uninstall, that information is

> So, may "forced" uninstall of java break anything which cannot be
> fixed by fix-linkage tool? And more importantly, can "forced"
> uninstall of a binary package break anything which cannot be
> corrected by fix-linkage? And is there a way how to check what was
> broken by the "forced" uninstall? Something which would check if the
> installed packages have all theirs dependencies installed as well
> (if it could work)?

fix-linkage can only check and fix ELF NEEDED dependencies. It doesn't
know how to handle Perl modules, Java bytecode and the like.

Ciaran McCreesh
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