[Mageia-discuss] Did you plan to migrate to yum ?

David Walser luigiwalser at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 4 19:36:16 CEST 2012

nicolas vigier wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Jul 2012, David Walser wrote:
>> Marja van Waes wrote:
>> > Yum has been in Mageia repositories since before Mageia 1 stable (since 
>> > January 9th, 2011). Mandriva already had the package  before Mageia was 
>> > born.
>> And since Mageia 2 I believe, zypper (from OpenSuSE) is also available.  I don't know why yum and 
>> zypper are in our distribution though.  Same goes for Fedora tools like abrt and sos actually.
> It allows using zypper or yum repositories on Mageia.

Wouldn't it be better if urpmi supported those type of repositories, so they could be integrated 
into our tools (like if upstreams provide a yum repo of their software with rpms that should work on 
any distro, like Adobe has done IIRC and possibly Google, etc)?

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