dnf versus yum

Miloslav Trma─Ź mitr at volny.cz
Wed Jan 8 18:52:40 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 7:43 PM, Przemek Klosowski
<przemek.klosowski at nist.gov> wrote:
> Another point:  it shouldn't be hardwired into the package manager but
> rather result from package properties. I can see several ways to do it:
>  - an 'essentiality' property in the RPM file
>  - a yum/dnf configuration file specifying a set of protected packages
>  - a special, unremovable 'system' package that depends on kernel and dnf
YAGNI?  Abstractions are useful only when we actually have a
difference to abstract.  (Perhaps we will have that difference with
Fedora.next, but we don't seem to have it now.)

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