Safe to remove yum?

Doing a 'dnf autoremove' after upgrading to F29, yum is one of the
packages it wants to remove. Is it safe to remove yum these days?



Re: Safe to remove yum?

By King InuYasha at 11/03/2018 - 15:10

On Sat, Nov 3, 2018 at 4:10 PM Scott Talbert < ... at techie dot net> wrote:
Yes. Things pretty much don't use yum anymore.

Re: Safe to remove yum?

By Dominik 'Rathan... at 11/04/2018 - 08:08

On Saturday, 03 November 2018 at 21:10, Neal Gompa wrote:
Unless you're building packages for EPEL locally using mock,
but then you can use mock --dnf.


Re: Safe to remove yum?

By =?ISO-8859-2?Q?... at 11/06/2018 - 03:49

Dne 04. 11. 18 v 14:08 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski napsal(a):
Or `mock --bootstrap-chroot`, which build in two stages. First install small root with DNF from e.g. F29 and then will
use this DNF to install the final chroot.


Re: Safe to remove yum?

By =?ISO-8859-1?Q?... at 11/06/2018 - 06:28

Dne 06. 11. 18 v 9:49 Miroslav Suchý napsal(a):

The scenario should be actually "First install small root with YUM from
e.g. F29 (and it should says EPEL actually) and then will use this YUM
to install the final chroot." and as far as I remember, this have newer
really worked:

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Re: Safe to remove yum?

By Nico Kadel-Garcia at 11/04/2018 - 13:45

On Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 8:59 AM Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
< ... at greysector dot net> wrote:
RHEL and CentOS do not support DNF features like "Suggests:". Always
using dnf and dnf features is a good way to make packages that cannot
be compiled natively on RHEL or CentOS. Those van be excluded out of
the configs, but I find it safer to discover those when doing "mock"

Re: Safe to remove yum?

By M A Young at 11/04/2018 - 16:05

I suspect that isn't quite true any more as dnf is a Technology Preview
with yum 4 in RHEL 7.6.

Michael Young