Monthly Archives: August 2017

The first DNF update for Fedora 26

The release of Fedora 26 provides the new DNF-2.x to wide pool of users. The first DNF update reflect the first user’s feed backs and additionally it solves 23 bugs. The latest release has provided the following highlights:

DNF-2.6.2

  • New option –forcearch=<arch> that force to use given architecture. However, use of an architecture not supported natively by your CPU will require emulation of some kind. This is usually through QEMU
  • New option –groupmember for repoquery command
  • New option –downloaddir <path> that can be combine with –downloadonly option
  • Inform about skipped packages during installation of groups
  • New conf options (basearch, arch, ignorearch)
  • Detailed information about DNF releases

DNF-PLUGINS-CORE-2.1.3

LIBDNF-0.9.3

  • Changed priorities in NEVRA parsing. This change should provide user preferred results especially in cases where multiple valid solution available.