[packagekit] RFC - easy install/remove
ken at vandine.org
Fri Nov 7 09:55:54 PST 2008
The idea of meta packages is certainly cool, but I don't think it
should be up to PackageKit to solve it. This should really be handled
by the package manager. I know conary already has the ability to do
this. Anyone know if dpkg or rpm handle this yet?
On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Peter Nash <peter79nash at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello, I have an idea...
> what about the possibility to group the packages installed whit a meta
> this packages could be grouped and showed only as one application, which
> could be removed as easy as any other package (this would require to check
> if the packages/libraries were not used by any other application/package).
> In another words it would allow to do the inverse of the package catalog
> (1-click install)...
> for new users to linux (like me) this would be perfect...
> any comments?
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