F22 System Wide Change: Replace Yum With DNF

Miloslav Trma─Ź mitr at volny.cz
Wed Jun 11 16:55:37 UTC 2014


2014-06-11 16:08 GMT+02:00 drago01 <drago01 at gmail.com>:

> That makes no sense. First of all if it obsoletes yum it will get
> pulled in during upgrades and imo it *should*. We don't really want to
> end up in a situation where half the users
> are using the default packing tool while the other half uses the old one.
>

Precisely; such splits are always incredibly painful for everyone.

Yes, it would require a more detailed contingency planning, but having
upgraded and new systems use a different package manager by the same
command name and the same scripts would be a troubleshooting nightmare.
   Mirek
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