Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 14th Sep 2002 22:44 UTC
SuSE, openSUSE From SuSE Linux 8.1 on, YaST2 comes with a new, powerful package manager. It supersedes the classic YaST2 single package selection and integrates the YaST Online Update (YOU) and post-installation add-on selection at the same time. It lays the foundation for supporting multiple installation sources like a traditional set of SuSE CDs, add-on product CDs, patch CDs, FTP servers or even local directories - all of which may contain software packages to install. Specially optimized versions were implemented for both graphical user interface (the YaST2 Qt UI) or text interface (the YaST2 NCurses UI), providing each type of user with the tool that best fits his needs. Read more for the commentary.
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This is the last straw
by JP on Sun 15th Sep 2002 01:46 UTC

This is the last time I will read this web site. Eugenia, you are effectively reviewing this new package manager without even trying it. This is the second time in a week I have seen you express a knee-jerck opinion on something (the first being the call for a user friendly Gentoo) without having thought the matter through. UI disaster? How can you possibly know without seeing it in action? I understand that you are not a native english speaker but you clearly have work to do before you can elegantly express a cautioned opinion about anything without coming off as a total jackass. Most reporters at least do their research before coming up with an opinion or a review on something. Try it out next time. I won't be around to check.

Sincerly, Former Reader