[packagekit] exclude some upgrades

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 10:09:41 PST 2007

On Mon, 2007-11-19 at 14:08 +0100, Matej Cepl wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Nov 2007 19:06:47 +0000, Richard Hughes scripst:
> > No, I've added a button to the detail viewer, so that a user can click
> > kernel - get all the info - and then just install this specific update.
> > I don't think check boxes are the way to go at all.
> Well, button makes PK so that at least it is not useless for Rawhide, but 
> still -- today I have 123 packages to be updated and two of them (from 
> TheRepositoryWhichShallNotBeNamed) are barring like four of them from 
> upgrade (and BTW, none of them is greyed out). Clicking manually on 115 
> or so other packages which have no problems is kind of bad.


> I am not sure I understand fundamental problems with checkboxes, but 
> could we at least make the logic opposite -- what about a button "Don't 
> try to update this package"?

We can't do this, else we have to pass an exclude list to the
UpdateSystem method, which I don't want to do. I think we just have to
bit the bullet and add "package broken" to the yum backend.


More information about the PackageKit mailing list