On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 06:13:11PM +0100, Timothy Murphy mentioned:
> I think if you are on a Redhat/Fedora system
> yum is preferable to apt/synaptic .
> I found synaptic was liable to get into some sort of loop,
> while yum has always worked perfectly for me.
Considering they both use RPM dependancies, I'd say well done, not an
easy thing to do.
They both work pretty much the same way, though yum is considerably
slower, as by default it checks for updated package headers each time.
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