[packagekit] GetUpdates

Ken VanDine ken at vandine.org
Fri Oct 5 08:16:46 PDT 2007

It drops the cache and recreates it.  We are planning to do
incremental cache updates soon.  Meaning only look for things that
changed in the repo since a specific timestamp and only get records
that changed.


On 10/5/07, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-10-05 at 10:44 -0400, Ken VanDine wrote:
> > For the conary backend, refresh cache and get updates are completely
> > unrelated, since we don't look at the cache for updates.  However, I
> > do agree refreshing cache should be the first operation, and let it
> > run periodically.  I would also like a way to manually trigger get
> > updates.  Perhaps in pk-update-icon, add a 3rd item for "Look for
> > updates".
> What does RefreshCache actually do with the conary backend?
> > Also, people have complained about the icon coming and going,
> > confusing.  Perhaps we really should just leave the icon in the
> > systray, and allow all the actions to be launched from there.
> I've now made it go away straight away after doing an action, rather
> than waiting for the dameon to timeout.
> Richard.
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