Software Management call for RFEs

Michael Ekstrand michael at
Thu May 23 13:17:05 UTC 2013

On 05/23/2013 06:21 AM, Jan Zelený wrote:
> 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 
> this.

OK. Relevant bug report:

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

Not yet. I plan to upgrade my laptop to F19 sometime in the beta or RC
time frame, and was thinking of trying dnf then.	

- Michael

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