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

tim.lauridsen at gmail.com tim.lauridsen at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 10:56:44 UTC 2011


On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 12:43 PM, Andrew Ford <A.Ford at ford-mason.co.uk> wrote:
> 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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I should be dropped IMO

Tim


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