[Yum-devel] [PATCH] rework introduction to yum.8

Andrew Ford A.Ford at ford-mason.co.uk
Fri Jul 29 10:43:15 UTC 2011


tim.lauridsen at gmail.com wrote:
>>  It is similar to other high level package managers, such as
>> apt-get
>> +and smart\&.  There are some GUI applications that interface directly to
>> the
>> +\fByum\fP code, but more recent graphical interface development is
>> happening
>> +with PackageKit and the gnome-packagekit application\&.
>> +.PP
>>     
>
> I don't like this part, what do we need that for.
> And I could argue that there is another yum GUI out there is much
> closer to yum and match the feature of yum much better than pk.
> pk has another scope, it not a GUI for yum, it is GUI for mixture of
> package manager features and does not support many of the features of
> yum.
>
> Tim
>   
I wondered that myself, but limited myself to just reorganizing the 
information that is present in the current yum.8 man page. 

Should mention of GUI apps be dropped? or at least moved to the "SEE 
ALSO" section?

Andrew



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