Joseph Kiniry wrote:
>> On 3 May, 2005, at 10:30, John Looney wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2005-05-02 at 01:05, Paul Jakma wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, 2 May 2005, Philip Trickett (List) wrote:
>>>>>>> Why would that be then?
>>>>>>>>> Yum is *dog* slllloooooooooowwwwww....
>>>>>> Ah, quit bitching. I installed CentOS 3.0 on a Raq3, and a "yum update"
>> took 30 hours to complete. Now that's slow.
>>> If you are running yum by hand frequently then you are doing something
> wrong in the first place.
>yeah.. I mean, disk space is so cheap, we should all do an everything
install. I run apt by hand regularly to add packages that come to mind.
(I didn't know I was going to need dcraw this morning).
> I have yet to have a problem with yum and I just have it automatically
> update my system every night unless a very high priority security update
> is made available that I feel needs to be installed in minutes instead
> of hours.
>So, when the fedora guys do release a screwed up package, your machine
will get it that evening.
> I also use apt and fink on other systems where those are the default
> meta-package manager. IMO, one should use what is reliable, keeps your
> system patched, and is low maintenance. Often times that is what is
> shipped with the OS, not what is grafted on by 18 year old hackers
Yeah.. conectiva.. full of 18 year old hackers. Not a kernel maintainer
among them. Shame on those nasty brazilians.
You're some wolly. Stop giving Americans a bad name.
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