F18 DNF and history
Stephen John Smoogen
smooge at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 18:23:47 UTC 2012
On 19 June 2012 11:51, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-06-19 at 15:33 +0200, Ales Kozumplik wrote:
>> On 06/19/2012 02:44 PM, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I have a question about DNF https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/DNF
>> > Are there any plans to replace yum with dnf in the future?
>> > According to what is written here
>> > https://github.com/akozumpl/dnf/wiki/Features-Considered-for-Dropping
>> > history function will likely be dropped.
>> > From my POV history feature is very useful. Is there a plan to provide
>> > history function in Fedora dnf if yum gets dropped?
>> Hi Michal,
>> Thanks for pointing this out. I considered history a candidate for
>> dropping because I didn't realize people had usecases for it. It is not
>> present in the early versions of DNF but I will make sure to put it back
>> in later.
> Just to add my voice to the choir, I use it extensively and I suspect
> many others in QA group too. It's extremely useful when trying to
> determine exactly what update caused a given problem.
Would it be helpful, if there was a list of extensively used options
so that DNF knew what high notes it needed to hit sooner rather than
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