[CentOS-devel] Why not a fusion between CentOS and SL?

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Thu Mar 24 13:56:51 EDT 2011


On Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:06:31 pm seth vidal wrote:
> Have you looked at yumex in f14 or rawhide? Or from Tim's builds here:
> http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/timlau/yumex/
> 
> I ask b/c he's made a lot of great changes to yumex and it is faster.
> 
> worth looking at.

I will do that; while yumex is no synaptic, feature-wise, it beats kpackagekit hands down, IMO.  Thanks for the pointers, and thanks for yum.  

And I have noticed the speed improvements in yum over the years; I still have a CentOS 3 box running in production, and comparing yum of that day (2.0.8) with today's yum is....well, no comparison, really.


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