Thoughts and Questions On Yum, Up2Date. Etc.

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at
Thu May 20 23:18:29 UTC 2004

Davy Brion said:
> On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 21:16, William Hooper wrote:
>> Why not?  yum has features up2date doesn't and up2date has features yum
>> doesn't.
> does that sound like a good thing?

Yes.  See Gnome and KDE, emacs and vi, etc.

> why confuse users with different
> tools that should be doing the same thing anyway?  There should be _one_
> preferred tool in Fedora that enables updating _and_ installing software
> and preferably in a very easy way for newcomers (which means: a GUI
> version)

There is one tool that enables updating and installing software with a
GUI: up2date.

William Hooper

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