Dne 2.9.2017 v 16:00 Neal Gompa napsal(a):
On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 1:01 PM, Igor Gnatenko
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> So I think F28/F29 would be best time for retiring YUM. Right now DNF
> should be already stable and provide same capabilities (or documented
> that something will not be supported).
> Hopefully infrastructure / rel-eng folks will finally add support for
> rich dependencies which would mean that yum will not work in Fedora
> anyway, so..
> Do you still have some critical missing functionality in DNF? And let
> us know reasons why would you like to keep YUM available (hopefully
> there are no)!
There is one other feature I just recalled: arbitrary yum vars for
substitution. DNF only supports substituting releasever and basearch,
while yum allowed for you to define custom variables in /etc/yum/vars.
Scientific Linux and a few other distributions depend on it, and there
are people who use it in local installations for offering things like
login credentials, applicaton tokens, and things like that for secure
Interesting. I already requested something like this previously , but
had not good enough use case for it ... May be you want to recycle my