dnf versus yum

Richard Vickery richard.vickeryrv at gmail.com
Thu Jan 2 19:55:39 UTC 2014


On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 11:25 AM, Dan Mashal <dan.mashal at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 11:09 AM, Richard Vickery
> <richard.vickeryrv at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 7:28 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>
> > 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
> >>
> >> and yes "yum remove kernel" is a *minimum* to handeled properly
> >>
> >> there are people maintaining RHEL5,RHEL6,RHEL7 and Fedora machines
> >> guess how abused they are if they have completly different behavior
> >> because dveleopers tend to call anything they don't like to implement
> >> a "border case"
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Reindl makes a very good case here against the adoption. The last thing
> we
> > want is to cause confusion in the community. It may be very wise to wait
> and
> > give the community more time to absorb dnf. I confess that it would be a
> > learning curve for me to use this command: I could imagine the headaches
> it
> > would bring others with much more pressing deadlines.
> >
> > my 2 cents,
>
> I don't understand what the learning curve is? It works exactly the
> same as yum. Typing 'dnf' instead of 'yum' is a learning curve?
>
> I'm confused.
>
> Dan
>
> meaning "how does the end user deploy - or use - dnf?"
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