First off, it appears that the zypper problem is solved. Zypper shares some similer command line bits with yum. This helped with a faster learning curve. Zypper also supports a feature I wish were in yum, but I use grep for.
zypper search gcc
yum list | grep gcc
are the same in function. Zypper is also much faster than yum. Interpreted languages don’t work so well with large data sets, such as many installation packages, and dense dependency trees they have to construct and traverse.
Also, our configuration file almost completely works with minor modifications. I’ll have to fix the package naming differences, but thats about it.
What doesn’t work? Funny you should ask.
generating many quotes, finalizing bits on storage cluster wins (you’ll hear about this soon), taking orders, starting several benchmark and support efforts, speaking to a group to help us get started raising capital. Busy busy busy …