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Re: What happened to pup?



On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 03:27:15PM +0100, Mike Hearn wrote:
> Pup is this new "non threatening" yum front-end, right? Could we see
> screenshots of its current state at least?
> At the moment I'm not really convinced you can make a non-threatening yet
> useful frontend over a system like apt or yum ... short of asking people
[...]
> What I'm saying is, I'd really like to get more details on the UI thinking
> behind pup.

As I understand it, pup is a package updater front end only -- it doesn't
attempt to do anything like let you select new packages to install, or
provide a way to manage packages already on the system. For that, you may
want to check out yumex: <http://linux.rasmil.dk/cms/modules/news/>.

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