[packagekit] Helping our non-python brethren

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 00:12:04 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 19:36 -0400, James Bowes wrote:
> So it occurs to me that pk_backend_python is unfairly excluding box's
> .sh helpers from its reusable goodness, and presumably we may end up
> with other helper apps in various languages (perhaps perl for urpmi?).

I think we can just trivially create pk-backend-perl.h if needed.

> Anyways, would it make sense to move pk_backend_python to
> pk_backend_external, and have the helper scripts shed their .sh|.py
> suffixes (to simplify the pk_backend_external code)? If the list
> thinks so, I'll code it up.

Nahh, I think the suffixes should stay.


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