[CentOS] dnf replacing yum?

William A. Mahaffey III wam at hiwaay.net
Wed May 25 17:52:31 UTC 2016


On 05/25/16 16:38, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Kenneth Porter wrote:
>
>> I saw mention of dnf in a blog article about installing a package on
>> CentOS. Further investigation revealed that Fedora is replacing yum with
>> dnf, apparently a new and better yum. But it wasn't clear if dnf was a
> For the normal user (like me) dnf is neither better nor worse than yum.
> In fact it is almost identical.
>
> In my view, the introduction of a new name was completely unnecessary
> and the cause of the only (small) complication with the changeover,
> eg should I look in /etc/yum.repos.d/ or /etc/dnf.repos.d/ ?
>
> Also, yum had associations which it was sad to lose.
>

Hear, hear ....

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