Software Management call for RFEs

Jan Zelený jzeleny at
Thu May 23 11:21:21 UTC 2013

On 22. 5. 2013 at 10:55:14, Michael Ekstrand wrote:
> Performance improvement: improve scaling to 5K+ installed packages.
> Since the TeXLive repackaging, my laptop several thousand packages,
> about half of which are TeX-related (I like to have a fairly full TeX
> install with all the docs).  There are two noticable problems: yum slows
> down considerably (esp. in transaction check operations), and PackageKit
> can't handle upgrades of more than 2500 packages at a time.

Well, PackageKit is already out of our scope but I will talk to Richard about 

On the rpm side - we are already working on that
On the yum side - have you tried dnf? It should handle this much better.


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