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

Thu Mar 24 16:06:31 UTC 2011
seth vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org>

On Thu, 2011-03-24 at 11:56 -0400, Lamar Owen wrote:
> > But I do prefer python over C++ anytime, though speedwise it  was 
> > unbeatable.
> At the time I last used it, synaptic could have all the updated
> headers downloaded, I could have my new selections made, and the
> update could be halfway done before the yumex of that time had
> finished updating the yum cache.  Yumex is still not a speed demon,
> that's for sure.  This is one place the Ubuntu and Debian updaters
> excel: they are wicked fast.  But no presto; and on slower lines and
> for bigger updates presto is a major win.

Have you looked at yumex in f14 or rawhide? Or from Tim's builds here:

I ask b/c he's made a lot of great changes to yumex and it is faster.

worth looking at.