yum or dnf in the Fedora 22 Docker base image?

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at redhat.com
Mon Feb 16 13:19:00 UTC 2015


On 02/16/2015 02:32 AM, Jan Zelený wrote:
> On 14. 2. 2015 at 22:28:53, M. Edward  Borasky wrote:
>> Right now, the fedora:rawhide image on Docker Hub uses yum instead of
>> dnf, as does the Fedora 21 release. Is there any plan to switch this
>> release over to dnf?
> Not likely. Porting of the system components is being done in F22+. Even if 
> all the system components were ported, dnf as default is a Change proposed for 
> F22. Doing this in F21 would not be safe for countless reasons.
I think the F22 and Rawhide (Is it F23 at this point), should both use dnf
not yum.  We need to get more testing on dnf in containers.
>> I'm in the process of refactoring my remix - big pieces of it are
>> going into Docker images. I'm wondering if it's worth porting the main
>> workstation to dnf if the Docker pieces will still be on yum.
> You will need to deal with such situation anyway, unless you migrate your 
> containers to F22 (all at once) at some point in the future.
>
> Thanks
> Jan



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