pretty up2date vs reliable yum?

Dale Sykora dalen at czexan.net
Tue Jan 25 17:32:12 UTC 2005


Tim Alberts wrote:
> 
> If yum is so much better that the experts just go to it, why is up2date
> the program on the start bar?  Why isn't yum given the nice icon on the
> start bar by default?

Tim,
	I would guess that up2date is on the start bar instead of a graphical 
yum for 2 basic reasons. 1) up2date has been developed and used by 
Redhat historically and 2) yum doesn't have a mature enough gui yet. 
Perhaps this will change over time.  FC4 is right around the corner.

Thanks,

Dale




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