F15 preupgrade: lots of uneraseable dupes

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 18:16:24 UTC 2011

On 10/10/2011 11:36 PM, JD wrote:

> But that argues against your own argument that
> a script will contain bugs. Of course it will - every
> software ever written had them, and will have them.

yes.  so why is replacing one program with bugs with another script with
bugs considered a solution?  It isn't

> Also, you yourself said that upgrading via yum is
> a very complex process:
>  > Upgrading a distribution is a fairly complex process to say the least.
> So, by virtue of that statement itself, non-techies and
> newbs most certainly need such an expertly written script(s).

Scripts are not going to magically make things easier.  Scripting is far
more likely to be fragile as well.  I didn't say yum upgrades are
complex.  I said upgrades are complex.


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