F22 System Wide Change: Replace Yum With DNF

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Sat Jun 14 01:04:55 UTC 2014

Le vendredi 13 juin 2014 à 15:07 +0200, Petr Spacek a écrit :
> On 13.6.2014 14:58, Reindl Harald wrote:
> >
> > Am 13.06.2014 14:53, schrieb Jan Zelený:
> >> That being said, the reason for not renaming dnf to yum is that renaming this
> >> project to yum will do nothing else than to confuse its users, as they will
> >> think this is still yum and they should expect from dnf it what they expected
> >> from yum. They should not. And dnf is not yum, I'm really sorry if you think
> >> it is.
> >
> > the user expects that anyways if you replace something he
> > did not asked for replace it and what just worked for him
> >
> > why do so many developers not understand that simple fact?
> I don't think that simple fact that DNF is re-write of YUM justifies re-naming 
> and re-training all users. Users don't care what you do with the source. And 
> of course, users will complain no matter what you do.

Like they complained when up2date was replaced by yum ?
when zipper replaced whatever they used to have on *suse before ? 
When pkgin replaced pkg_add on some of the BSD ?

It happened in the past, and I do not remember seeing so much
Michael Scherer

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