[packagekit] some things that are not quite right in 0.1.3

Matthias Clasen matthias.clasen at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 05:12:19 PST 2007

On Nov 19, 2007 2:20 AM, Tim Lauridsen <tim.lauridsen at googlemail.com> wrote:

>  Currently all packages will be in GROUP_OTHER if no comps data is available
> in the repo.
>  It is a difficult case,  because there is can be comps.xml with group
> infomation for each repo, but it is not an error if one repo is missing a
> comps.xml, so it is a bad idea to raise an error.
>  The backend should not return any groups other than GROUP_OTHER, if no
> comps metadata exist.
>  I think the problem is that we have hardcoded the available groups in the
> pk-backend-yum.c, maybe it is an idea to add a get-groups.py helper to
> return the available groups in the current active repo setup.

Yeah, that would probably be better. Another idea is to show the
number of packages in each group in
the group list maybe even split up into installed/available. But maybe
that information is not available
until I actually select the group ?

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