[packagekit] Patch to add connman network stack support
Zhu, Peter J
peter.j.zhu at intel.com
Mon Jun 1 19:56:02 PDT 2009
Richard Hughes wrote on Monday, June 01, 2009 11:10 PM
> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Matthias Clasen
> <matthias.clasen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Richard Hughes
>> <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Matthias Clasen
>>> <matthias.clasen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I must say I'd much rather see connman and NM support
>>>> a common interface for network status than patching
>>>> all the world to support the network management app of
>>>> the week...
>>> The API between NM and CM looks very different, and it
>>> might be hard to convince the CM developers to support
>>> all the NM properties and features. CM is a much
>>> smaller and simpler stack than NM.
>> Thats why I intentionally said 'common interface for
>> network status'.
>> I don't have any illusions about these two supporting
>> the same api in general, but network status is what 95%
>> of all clients want to know,
>> and that should be trivial enough to share.
> Sure, I would agree with that. PackageKit only really
> cares about the connection status and the connection
> type. NM sure makes that tricky to get.
Remember that CM focus on mobile env. It's planned to suggest if a connection is expensive or NOT which is very useful to judge if it's deserve a swupdate requiring much network flow.
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