DNF 2.0 Is In Development On Fedora
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora on 8 September 2016 at 09:00 AM EDT. 1 Comment
While it may just feel like recently when DNF 1.0 was released and Fedora switched from Yum to DNF by default, DNF 2.0 is already in development and hitting Fedora Rawhide systems.

Honza Silhan confirmed at the end of last week that DNF 1.1.10 is the last version of DNF-1 with the 1.x version already being unmaintained. DNF-2 is now in development and is landing in the Fedora Rawhide development repository. DNF-2 will bring new features and bug-fixes. One of the big underlying changes is making use of libdnf rather than Hawkey/libhif.

As outlined via the tentative documentation, the DNF history command transaction specifier has changed, some Yum configuration options have been restored, the --with-optional CLI argument is now supported, and there are Python API changes.

It's looking like DNF-2 will be aimed for Fedora 26. More early discussions over DNF-2 can be found via this mailing list thread.
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