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Re: F15 preupgrade: lots of uneraseable dupes

From: Rahul Sundaram <metherid_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 10 2011 - 18:16:24 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/10/2011 11:36 PM, JD wrote:

> But that argues against your own argument that
> a script will contain bugs. Of course it will - every
> software ever written had them, and will have them.

yes. so why is replacing one program with bugs with another script with
bugs considered a solution? It isn't

> Also, you yourself said that upgrading via yum is
> a very complex process:
> > Upgrading a distribution is a fairly complex process to say the least.
> So, by virtue of that statement itself, non-techies and
> newbs most certainly need such an expertly written script(s).

Scripts are not going to magically make things easier. Scripting is far
more likely to be fragile as well. I didn't say yum upgrades are
complex. I said upgrades are complex.


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