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Re: [Ambassadors] Fedora is the new ubuntu



Valent Turkovic wrote:
 I
believe that is not because yum is slow but because rpm packages are
slow to install and upgrade compared to deb ones.

This is correct. RPM allows file based dependencies which means you have to process lot more metadata. This gives you (or atleast the software package maintainers) more flexibility at a marginal expense of speed.

Rahul


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