F22 System Wide Change: Replace Yum With DNF
rholy at redhat.com
Tue Jun 17 11:51:39 UTC 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jan Zelený" <jzeleny at redhat.com>
> To: devel at lists.fedoraproject.org
> Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 9:07:39 AM
> Subject: Re: F22 System Wide Change: Replace Yum With DNF
> On 16. 6. 2014 at 19:49:35, Peter Oliver wrote:
> > On 16 June 2014 08:31, Jan Zelený <jzeleny at redhat.com> wrote:
> > > On 13. 6. 2014 at 10:09:07, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> > >> So I propose we keep calling the project DNF and the package dnf, but
> > >> start the transition to a generic command name for "the tool that
> > >> installs, removes, and updates packages". I propose that this command
> > >> name be called "pkg". We can keep backwards compatibility to both the
> > >> "yum" command name and the "dnf" command name indefinitely.
> > >
> > > Sounds like an interesting idea and we will definitely give this some
> > > thought.
> > If you decide to go this route, it's worth bearing in mind that
> > Solaris 11 and FreeBSD 10 both already have tools called "pkg" that
> > perform this function. They are incompatible with yum and dnf, but
> > have a similar-enough command-line that people searching the web for,
> > say, "pkg install" will find information about the wrong one.
> Any other suggestions then? Cause `pkg` would be my #1 choice.
rpm-(re)solve? pkg-(re)solve? pkgmanage? pkgmgmt?... :-/
Hm, 'pkg' is the best.
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