[CentOS] Why is yum not liked by some?

Tim Edwards tim at registriesltd.com.au
Wed Sep 7 03:49:44 UTC 2005

Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Sep 2005, Tim Edwards wrote:
>>John Newbigin wrote:
>>>I also think yum is too slow.
>>I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks that. After using urpmi at home on
>>Mandrake with more than 11000 packages in the configured repos I can say that
>>yum is definately far slower with only ~4000 packages in configured repos. The
>>whole "Setting up Repos" and "Reading repository metadata in from local files"
>>is a real drag.
> Check if you have enough memory in the system. I experienced that Yum 
> needs more than 192MB of RAM.

1GB of RAM. Its not a major problem its just a delay that other package 
management systems don't seem to have.

Tim Edwards

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