dnf versus yum

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Jan 2 16:35:56 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 04:28:59PM +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:
> look like it starts to happen again: a replacement which is not ready
> https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/users/2014-January/444565.html
> https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/users/2014-January/444563.html
> please realize that a drop-in replacement *first* needs to be *really*
> drop-in and not "somehow like", otherwise all the things you may make
> better are worthless

Why did you even bother posting this message, if not to dismiss the
hard work of people who actually do stuff, rather than spending all
day trolling?

DNF is a planned replacement (some time in the future).  Ales is quite
correctly asking for feedback and opening things up to a wider
userbase.  Some things don't work, as he is aware.


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