[Evolution] Bug#510963: Bug#510963: unable to uninstall evolution

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Jan 6 10:05:56 UTC 2009

severity 510963 normal
On mar, 2009-01-06 at 10:14 +0100, Marek Poks wrote:

> when i select evolution to be removed in synaptic, it selects also gnome 
> because of dependencies. why is it, that gnome could not exist without 
> evolution? i'm not sure is it problem of evolution or gnome's. there 
> are some other packages that also could not be removed.

That has nothing to do with Evolution, the dependency is the opposite.
Please reassign to the package removed.

Anyway, I think the concerned package will be a meta-package which you
are free to remove if you dont want it. GNOME include a mail reader
which is Evolution, so it brings it with it, and yes the “GNOME” package
then requires Evolution. But other than that, you can remove it without


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