A depends on package
B, if I reinstall package
B, what would happen to
A? Will it be forever removed? Will it be removed, and then reinstalled? Will it simply be ignored by the package manager?
I am mostly interested in RPMs (so
yum tools), but I also need to support
rpm --replacepkgs and
yum reinstall seem promising, but I am not sure.
My goal is to reinstall
B, without at all affecting