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

Mike McCarty mike.mccarty at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 9 20:18:07 UTC 2005

Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:


>>I've said I wanted yum to not consider additions to a 
>>repository past a certain timestamp so it will make the
>>same update decision it did a week or so ago even if the
>>repostitory has additions.
> And I said that is _impossible_!
> The YUM client _never_ accesses date information during
> resolution.
> The YUM repository is a "static web site" and cannot provide
> that information.

Until he realizes that yum is just wget-on-steroids, you aren't
going to make any progress.


> Do you understand this now?

Not until he understands that yum is just wget-on-steroids.

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