reply: [Rpm-maint] Assorted changes in my rpm branch

Jason Corley jason.corley at
Sun Dec 17 15:46:53 UTC 2006

> Agreed. I'm happy to just wget an rpm before installing it, personally.

This seems like a good reason to me to remove neon support from rpm.
Why would a person want to do:
    rpm -ivh
When they could do:
    wget; rpm -ivh bar.rpm
I think you should take this to the next logical conclusion.  After
all, I'm perfectly capable of just downloading a directory of packages
and resolving the dependencies by myself, seems like a good enough
reason to kill off yum and friends.  No reason to bloat a system with
python when wget is all you need.

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