[CentOS] Re: Why is yum not liked by some? -- CVS analogy (and why you're not getting it)

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 9 18:55:19 UTC 2005

Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
>> have you checked out smartpm yet? <http://smartpm.org>
>> no - I don't want in on the thread
> Has absolutely nothing to do with what we are discussing.
> SmartPM is an end-user tool that can use YUM repositories,
> among others, and does not address the larger issue of how repositories
> work (and the clients that access them) and the larger issue of
> configuration management.

>From what I've seen of SmartPM's documentation, it makes the issue worse. 
Package versions that get installed don't only depend on what the repo
has, but also what version of it's dependencies is installed on the

William Hooper

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