RE: We need a Yast in Fedora

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On Mon, 2006-11-27 at 23:25 -0500, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-11-27 at 11:20 -0800, James D. Parra wrote:
> > > Personally, I like ncurses Yast. You can accomplish a lot quickly with the
> > > tool and it is easy to use. A great admin app' if you don't run X on your
> > > systems. I'd like to see it, or something very similar, in Fedora.
> > > 
> > > James
> > > 
> > 
> > >No way.  Yast blows.  I get sick and tired of it hanging in mid update,
> > >or post-update.  It's a giant pain in my hiney to use on the Altix3700
> > >it's running on.  I'll stick to CLI.
> > 
> > Updating the system is only one component of administration. The other tools
> > within Yast are so useful, I wouldn't let that single item stop me from
> > using the rest of the functionality in Yast. I have yet to see the perfect
> > tool.
> I wouldn't think it would be impossible to build the 'perfect tool'
> though. The thing that blew that (crud! cannot remember the name of the
> caldera all-in-one application they had back when) whateverits name out
> of the water was that it wouldn't check for hand-edits... it would blow
> them off reading from it's own history file. A really good one would
> read the conf files each time and go from there. Jeeeezzz. what was the
> name of that thing? The guy that wrote it really tried hard, and his
> heart was in the right place... but this is a pretty tough crowd...
> ornery too!  It went down in flames and ashes, tomatoes tossed with
> great abandon. Someone help me on this... what was the name of that? Ric


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