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

James Antill james at fedoraproject.org
Fri Jul 29 16:18:45 UTC 2011


On Fri, 2011-07-29 at 13:09 +0200, tim.lauridsen at gmail.com wrote:
> 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 :)

 I'm not entirely sure what drugs I was on, at the time. Probably
optimism.
 I think I probably added the smart/apt bit so that any Debian people
could type "man -k apt" ... except I've just tried that and it doesn't
show yum. Maybe the PK part was also for a similar inclination.
 So feel free to remove the whole thing.



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