mauricio at projetofedora.org
Sun Apr 27 20:52:59 UTC 2008
G.Wolfe Woodbury wrote:
> James J Catchpole wrote:
>> I am not sure if anyone has commented on the
>> Add/Remove Software function but I find it
>> almost impossible to use. Following are a couple
>> of comments:
>> 1) It appears that you can only Add or Remove
>> one package at a time.
>> 2) The Filter function is almost useless
>> 3) After every Install | Remove the entire list
>> must be refreshed
>> 4) Depending on 'whatever' it often displays
>> Packages multiple times
>> 5) I calculate that if I spent several days
>> working steadily with this function I still
>> would not come close to finishing.
>> Maybe I am missing something that makes
>> this function usable; anyone have any ideas?
> These flaws have been mentioned multiple times, and there are bugzilla
> filings about them.
> The real problem is that someone in the world of "them" has a vendetta
> against pirut (the old app) and has *forced* this new regime on the
> users despite the obvious problems.
> Pirut was supposed to remain in the repository for F9 as an alternative
> for this new POS interface, but "they" went ahead and obsoleted pirut
> and have now removed it from F9 completely.
> I don't know quite who "they" are, but I am quite angry about it. Not
> to the extent of leaving (like ESR did) but still quite angry.
> Someone should explain why pirut is gone so completely.
I don't like the new software as well
i'm using yumex
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