yum horror

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Sat Jan 1 09:50:19 UTC 2005

On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 04:43:11PM -0600, Brian Fahrlander wrote:
>     This is the typical progression; Axel creates packages that
> become incompatible with everyone else, but you don't see it until
> you GET something from somewhere else.  Using his packages alone is
> just fine.

That's false, ATrpms was the first repo to promote multiple repo
coexistence. In general the people that know about the repos know that
ATrpms is propably the strongest force towards cross-repo

>     Someone complains.
>     Axel claims there's nothing wrong with his setup.
>     2-3 people come outta the woods with detailed examples of what's
> wrong.

Please provide a valid example and no FUD.

>     He seems to get quiet, but doesn't change anything.

That's below the belt, please give an example. ATrpms users know that
true bugs are fixed as soon as possible.

>     I spent many nights hacking on the problem, and the result to me
> was to just not use his packages.  Since that time, I've not had any
> such problems, even with the supposedly-ill yum, and all is fine.

Then please keep it that way and don't spread FUD. You didn't even
check the URL of the bug reports posted in this thread, did you? What
is "supposedly-ill" in


The bugs was reported, identified and even fixed! And you talk about

Try to check the facts, don't produce FUD. You are hurting the

>     People that I see as incredibly gifted at understanding RPM have
> told him specific details of the problem, and they've not been mean
> about it....and he could fix these priority things, but this is the way
> he likes it.


> I'm almost to the point of thinking he actually _likes_
> being the part of the world that's being talked about.  Axel Thimm is
> just one of his...names?  Personalities?
> I don't really want to know why he uses three different names

Which are the other ones I use? Bill Gates and George W. Bush? You are
totally insane.

> I just walked away from the whole mess.  Which is why you saw me
> illuminate the problem and then just clam up.  Otherwise the cycle
> begins again.

You call this clam up?

You didn't write this right after coming from the pub, did you?
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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