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Date: 2014jun18
OS: Linux
Distro: RedHat/Fedora/CentOS

Q.  How can I remove a package that is a prerequisite?

A.  Use --nodeps, for example if your machine has no wireless hardware
but system-config-network insists on installing wireless-tools:

rpm -e --nodeps wireless-tools
The --force option is NOT for this.

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