dnf versus yum

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Sun Jan 5 18:05:27 UTC 2014

On Sun, 2014-01-05 at 12:34 +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 05.01.2014 12:21, schrieb Frank Murphy:
> > On Sun, 05 Jan 2014 12:16:36 +0100
> > "Lars E. Pettersson" <lars at homer.se> wrote:
> > 
> >> 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...? :)
> > 
> > Maybe remove was for @debian people used to  "apt-get remove"?
> and if developers would be more pragmatic and user-friendly this
> wouöd not be discussed a single second and both supported

You're losing track of the discussion. This has devolved into a
sub-thread about the commands 'remove' and 'erase', it now has little to
do with the call about what '[yum/dnf] [remove/erase] kernel' should do.
Adam Williamson
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