yum update and zif
michal at harddata.com
Wed Jan 5 23:54:42 UTC 2011
On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 05:09:30PM -0600, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> On Wednesday, January 05, 2011 04:32:02 pm Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> > This is from a changelog of yum-3.2.28-16.fc15:
> > * Tue Jan 04 2011 Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org> -
> > * 3.2.28-15
> > - latest head
> > - conflicts zif
> > Only that "Zif is a simple yum-compatible library ..."
> zif is not yum compatiable and it was using yum private data.
The quoted text was from a zif package description.
In any case you totally miss the point which was updating a system.
> if yu want to
> use zif to manage your packages you must remove yum.
I do not particularly care about zif and its documentation is
emphatic that it should not be used directly but only through yum
and/or PackageKit so, if its documentation is correct, installing
it by itself would be rather sensless.
> you would have had to
> install it AFAIK though maybe packagekit brought it in at some
That "maybe" is what is all of this is about. Otherwise I would not
even know that such thing exists.
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