F22 System Wide Change: Replace Yum With DNF

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 14:20:37 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 4:13 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
> Am 11.06.2014 16:08, schrieb drago01:
>> We should really just do the right think and properly obsolete yum
>> without a compact package ... keeping yum serves no purpose. As for
>> Matthew's mail ... I don't think people will forgot about Seth because
>> yum is gone if that's the case it would be really sad.... also why
>> maybe his biggest yum was not his only contribution
> if it obsoletes and replaces yum it has to provide /usr/bin/yum

That's what I have said (just with the "if").

> [...]
> and yes i think it would be a great idea install DNF only on
> new F22 setups while obsolete and replace yum finally one
> release later to get more widely testing and at the same
> time avopid to break 5 and more years old server setups
> with scripting around yum because some of the early bugs
> maybe be reported by the users of new install and fixed
> until F23

No I disagree here. We already have (and are still in) a "optional to
test for user" and
it gets active testing. Its time to flip the switch.

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