[packagekit] Adding a recursive flag to GetDepends and GetRequires

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 06:33:28 PST 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 15:22 +0100, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> AFAIK the goal of PolicyKit is not be a distro-neutral package
> management tool, but a common interface to the distro specific
> systems.

Well, I think you mean PackageKit :-)

PackageKit _is_ a distro neutral package management tool, i.e. it's a
way to solve the what users want to do. It's not meant to be a 100%
global fix tool, but it's designed to be the glue layer from a daemon
point of view, and presentation layer from the gnome-packagekit point of

I don't want to get hung up about what PackageKit is and isn't. To me
it's a way of making installing software and keeping a system updated
suck less.


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