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

tim.lauridsen at gmail.com tim.lauridsen at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 11:09:26 UTC 2011


On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 12:56 PM, tim.lauridsen at gmail.com
<tim.lauridsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>

Sorry, Andrew
Just did a man yum and it looks like GUI related stuff is there
already, I thought that was something you have added :)

Found the source of it
http://yum.baseurl.org/gitweb?p=yum.git;a=commitdiff;h=c2de521ecfc2907f7cb60dc4d0cd2063c81ea188

James, your a very naughty boy :)

Tim


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