[packagekit] Service Packs, PackageKit (and Opyum)
hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 10:16:54 PST 2008
On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 23:43 +0530, Debarshi Ray wrote:
> >> Actually a combination of both. You could take a look at my Summer Of
> >> Code proposal: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SummerOfCode/2007/DebarshiRay
> >> The "rationale" and "use cases" sections are what you should look at.
> >> Please ask if something is not clear.
> > No, looks good. How do you decide which deps are installed on the users
> > computer? And also what if livna causes a dep failure?
> I completely rely on Pirut's classes, which in turn use the Yum API.
> The system-install-yumpacks tool is basically a hacked up version of
> Fedora's system-install-packages utility which comes with the Pirut
Okay, what about a webservice where you upload a package list and it
sends you a .tar of what you want to download? The same can be done for
targeted security updates. I'm just not sure if this scales.
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