dnf versus yum

Petr Viktorin pviktori at redhat.com
Mon Jan 6 14:39:37 UTC 2014

On 01/06/2014 03:32 PM, Lars E. Pettersson wrote:
> On 01/06/2014 02:06 PM, Vít Ondruch wrote:
>> Dne 6.1.2014 13:31, Lars E. Pettersson napsal(a):
> ...
>>> What would be the point in removing the running kernel? Is there
>>> actually such a use case?
>>> Lars
>> Why are you asking? May be you should let your imagination run riot.
> Why? Isn't that obvious? If there is no use case for removing the
> running kernel, well, then there's no reason to let a application do so,
> isn't it?

AFAIU, inside a container you don't need a kernel installed.

> Allowing something that has no, or a minuscules use case, while at the
> same time might create huge problems for non technically oriented user,
> is, in my opinion, really bad.
>> Also, I'd like to point out that "yum/dnf remove" by default shows what
>> it is going to do and you have to explicitly confirm the action, isn't
>> it enough? How much protection do you need?
> Me? For me personally it dose not matter. The reason I debate this is to
> help the unsuspecting ordinary non technical users from debunking their
> systems. The user perspective is good to have sometimes, you know.
> Lars


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