[YUM] Yum on critical system or embedded linux, have you ever tried ?

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jan 16 03:47:57 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 08:46 +0700, Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:

> Having use ubuntu recently, I believe apt (not apt-rpm. Haven't used 
> that in a long time) is faster, and it's better at handing broken 
> dependency.

apt-deb on ubuntu systems has to deal with a significantly smaller
number of dependencies. Just as data point. However, you might find it
is not all that much faster anymore

>  However, apt-rpm requires a different repository from yum. 
> This means usually you can't switch apt <-> yum, you're stuck with 
> whatever your distro provides you. You could always create your own 
> repository mirror, but in my oppinion this requires too much effort if 
> you're updating only several servers.

Not actually true. Apt-rpm can look at the normal yum repositories.


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