----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Ruckman" <roshi(a)fedoraproject.org>
> To: "Fedora Cloud SIG" <cloud(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Sent: Friday, March 13, 2015 11:29:28 AM
> Subject: dnf migration period
> Greetings fellow cloudies!
> This bug (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1201655
) spawned a
> conversation on IRC that we thought should be moved here to the list.
> With the migration from yum to dnf in full swing, we've got to figure
> out what the intent translates to regarding packages installed on the
> cloud image. Currently, yum is not installed on the cloud images, only
> dnf. Judging by this discussion during a fesco meeting , this is
> known and expected.
> The other flavors (Workstation and Server) both have yum installed upon
> fresh installation. libreport pulls yum in as a dep - so yum is only
> there until libreport gets migrated. The question for us is, do we want
> a migration period for cloud users to have time to migrate their tools
> to dnf? I think from a mere usability standpoint, it makes sense to have
> yum and dnf installed alongside each other so things don't break; but I
> can see both sides of the argument.
> More information on the history of this discussion can be found in the
> meeting log , and this fesco ticket .
> ml  https://fedorahosted.org/fesco/ticket/1312
> // Mike
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I don't see a problem with keeping both installed alongside each other for
now, as long as people are aware that they *need* to migrate to dnf. We
don't want a Python 2 -> 3 "migration period". :P