[Fedora] up2date

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 28 16:32:25 UTC 2004

Jason Aeschilman said:
> Robert Shepard wrote:
>> I just installed fedora core 2 this weekend, and I was wondering:
>> What are the differences between apt, yum, and up2date? I had been
>> running Mandrake, and it seems that urpmi did all of the functions of
>> these 3 applications, although I may be mistaken about their usage.
> I don't think there are a lot of differences.  apt and yum basically do
> the same thing.  up2date uses yum to download and update the system.

up2date doesn't use yum.  up2date has the ability to use yum _repos_, just like up2date has the ability to use apt _repos_.  It uses neither apt or yum, though, it is self contained.

William Hooper

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