[packagekit] Caching of repository metadata (esp. Yum)
glatzor at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 27 04:43:43 PST 2008
Am Donnerstag, den 27.11.2008, 09:44 +0100 schrieb Duncan Mac-Vicar
> Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> > This is not your fault. It is a valid feature request.
> > Not knowing how long a PackageKit transaction will take, makes it quite
> > uncomfortable to write applications. A small Resolve call could take
> > seconds, minutes or hours.
> > I would really like to see a separation of cache manipulating and
> > read-only transactions. Is it possible to process multiple transactions
> > concurrently with the spawn or native backend?
> That wont help you if the backend does it own lock for all applications.
Indeed. But this is not the case for apt. What about Conary and the
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