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Bug 1694346 - why is grub2-tools-efi pulled at every update
Summary: why is grub2-tools-efi pulled at every update
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub2
Version: 28
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-03-30 16:24 UTC by Harald Reindl
Modified: 2019-04-16 10:06 UTC (History)
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Description Harald Reindl 2019-03-30 16:24:41 UTC
for months now on Rawhide/F30 every update of grub2 pulls grub2-tools-efi and after that it's a leave package you can uninstall - no need for that on BIOS based VMs

Installing dependencies:

New leaves:


Comment 1 Villy Kruse 2019-04-04 15:23:30 UTC
Is this package even relevant except on Apple computers?

Comment 2 Villy Kruse 2019-04-16 10:06:28 UTC
I guess the explanation is that grub2-tools-efi obsoletes the current version of grub2-tools.

[root@mybox ~]# dnf repoquery --obsoletes grub2-tools-efi-1:2.02-76.fc30
Last metadata expiration check: 3:45:11 ago on Tue 16 Apr 2019 08:17:22 CEST.
grub2-tools < 1:2.02-76.fc30
[root@mybox ~]# 

Then again:  grub2-tools-efi is a tiny packages.

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