[CentOS] Why is yum not liked by some?

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Wed Sep 14 13:58:39 UTC 2005


On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 06:03 -0700, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com> wrote:
> > Because of this fact (as Bryan has pointed out),
> 
> I think I'm just going to talk to people off-list and asking
> getting people to answer for me.  Apparently when it comes
> out of my mouth, instead of being a bunch of technical facts
> and possible solutions around the pros/cons, it comes out at
> "Hey everyone, look how smart I am?!?!?!  Come worship me!"
> 
> And in the famous words of Captain James T. Kirk, "We're
> busy."
> 
> 
My comment was not meant to be negative.  You were correct to point out
that yum:

1.  Doesn't look at files
2.  Creates metadata that is only accurate when it is run.

I was just agreeing with you.
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