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Re: possible yast porting? was: slashdot on fedora-marketing-list



Well Ok I'd like to some people for their actual dissection of what
the problems were. I guess I don't work in production environments
(not that Fedora is even for that??) and didn't realize so many users
hatrid of YaST. I've always found it pretty simple to use but maybe
that's just me. At least reasoning was given..hopefully the team can
atleast add some more system-config-* programs or something.

On 8/31/06, Thierry Sayegh De Bellis <linux glossolalie org> wrote:
Denis Leroy wrote:
> Steve Barnhart wrote:
>> Forwarded to the more "technical" list following discussion.
>>
>>> Ya I really am saddened that no other distros have taken advantage of
>>> YaST being open source. Everyone keeps wasting resources and
>>> rebuilding when YaST is a good alternative and includes an ncurses gui
>>> too. I really like YaST and is probably the reason I keep having a
>>> hard time deciding between Fedora and openSUSE and keeping both of
>>> them on my HD. Porting YaST should be way simpler for Fedora as it is
>>> already RPM based. So many modules are there that rebuilding something
>>> else just seems like a waste of time.
>
> YaSt is the #1 reason I don't use SuSE
>
I second this, I have tried and retried over the last 3 years  and seen
YaST fail to  deliver so many times.
We are phasing out as many SLES as we can because of YaST  and the fact
that it's absolutely crap
in a production environment.

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