[Gllug] Fedora Core 14

Tethys . tethys at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 13:50:56 UTC 2012

On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 1:43 PM, James Courtier-Dutton
<james.dutton at gmail.com> wrote:

> I now use debian and ubuntu mostly, and I have never had "update
> headaches" with them.

That is 100% unrelated to the package manager. Anyone that wants to
claim otherwise better be prepared to back it up with hard facts. In
fact, I've only ever come across a single significant problem with
RPM[1]. Every other update problem I've ever heard of has been due to
third party packages being installed on the system, something that
would cause exactly the same problem on dpkg based distributions.


[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=119185 -- This kicked
off a massive shitstorm and ultimately resulted in Jeff Johnson
leaving Red Hat. I'd feel guilty about that had he not repeatedly
brought it all on himself through his actions and his attitude towards

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