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Re: A new utility to augment yum - machine cloner



I agree completely.  I was simply ignorant of the superior method.  At
some point, I also plan to drop the system call for diff and do the
comparison internally.  This was essentially a POC.

> Hi.
>
> On Wed, 10 Jan 2007 08:12:12 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
>
>> Though it is not a show stopper it is negative that the tool uses yum
>> by making os.system() calls instead of using the yum modules.
>
> I would consider this a show stopper. system() calls are bad, no matter
> what the programming language. It's too easy to get things wrong.
>
> Especially when there is a native binding.
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