Avoid RPM, but use Yum. Hmmm. I may be missing something (quite likely
), but comparing YUM to RPM seems to be an apples and oranges situation since they are not the same thing. To paraphrase what others have stated:
ellow Dog U
odified) is a setup tool more than anything and RPM (R
ed Hat P
anager) is a ... well, package manager. One does not replace the other. Actually, many distributions like Red Hat, Fedora, Yellow Dog, Mandriva, etc. use YUM to properly handle RPMs.