dnf vs yum

Paulo César Pereira de Andrade paulo.cesar.pereira.de.andrade at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 21:03:39 UTC 2014

2014-10-04 13:32 GMT-03:00 Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>:
> On Sat, Oct 04, 2014 at 11:02:23AM -0300, Paulo César Pereira de Andrade wrote:
>>   I only recall it was supposed to exist some compatibility
>> layer at some point.
>>   But I keep all the time needing to
>> $ sudo rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*
>> because I forget and use yum instead of dnf in rawhide.
> I'm not sure why you would need to do that because of running yum, but, one
> thing you can do is remove the yum package and install dnf-yum instead,
> which provides a /usr/bin/yum compatibility wrapper.

  Sorry for late reply. I was aware of dnf-yum, that I assume will magically
correct my problem.
  I did not remove "plain" yum so far on purpose, because I was expecting
it to be automatically replaced, or kept working, but only now I sent a note
about the problems I noticed :)

> --
> Matthew Miller
> <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
> Fedora Project Leader


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