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Re: YAST and YUM Front-end

On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 11:23, ByteEnable wrote:

> My guess is RH is already working on a YAST type system management solution.  
> Currently, RH and Fedora are a "system management" nightmare.  SUSE already 
> has a head start on RH with YAST.  Actually, Novell has all the pieces for a 
> complete Server to Desktop (with maintanance)  solution.  Novell's only work 
> left is integration and marketing.  Plus you have IBM and HP behind 
> Novell/SUSE.  Red Hat suddenly realized that the Desktop cannot be thrown 
> out, it must be a bullet item on the sales document, even on server side 
> sales (I guess Workstation wasn't a desktop?).  Even though RH has announced 
> a Corporate Desktop, its still far from a real, seamless, manageable desktop 
> as compared to SUSE.
> P.S.
> YUM does not qualify as management.  Yum is just a software update similar to 
> "Windows Update" button in Internet Explorer.
> Byte

I guess you are entitled to your own opinion, but having survived
linuxconf once, I would rather not take a giant leap backward.

Chris Kloiber

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