dnf versus yum

Lars E. Pettersson lars at homer.se
Sun Jan 5 11:16:36 UTC 2014

On 01/05/2014 12:02 PM, Dridi Boukelmoune wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 5, 2014 at 10:27 AM, Lars E. Pettersson <lars at homer.se> wrote:
>> On 01/05/2014 09:23 AM, Mattia Verga wrote:
>> why did they change remove into erase?
> Yum actually offers both erase and remove for the same purpose. I
> don't know which is an alias of the other, but rpm uses erase.
>  From the man page: rpm {-e|--erase}

Ah, did not know that, if you try to auto complete yum only remove shows 
up, but erase also works. So perhaps erase was an afterthought, to mimic 
the rpm behavior. If rpm has erase, and yum also can use erase, perhaps 
erase is the way to go, perhaps...? :)

Lars E. Pettersson <lars at homer.se>

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