F22 System Wide Change: Replace Yum With DNF

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Thu Jun 12 14:11:40 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:01:22AM +0200, Jan Zelený wrote:
> On 11. 6. 2014 at 14:07:05, DJ Delorie wrote:
> > Forcing the users to type a different command name to get exactly the
> > same functionality only serves to annoy the user.
> I'm sorry but at this point I feel I gotta ask: have you read my earlier 
> replies?
> Nothing will change for you, the yum command will still exist for a few more 
> Fedora releases, just as the `service` command that was superseded by 
> systemctl like 5 releases of Fedora ago exists.

At least "systemctl" is generic unlike "dnf".  And systemctl is much
more of a change from the way "service" works that it warranted a
change of name.  "yum" and "dnf" both work pretty much the same way
from the user's perspective, so it is not a good argument to change
the name.

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