[packagekit] yum get-updates

Robin Norwood rnorwood at redhat.com
Mon Oct 15 06:52:25 PDT 2007

Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> writes:

> Guys,
> [hughsie at hughsie-laptop src]$ /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/get-updates.py 
> percentage      0
> package normal  mencoder;1.0-0.86.rc2.lvn8;i386;livna-development       MPlayer movie encoder
> package normal  mplayer-gui;1.0-0.86.rc2.lvn8;i386;livna-development    GUI for MPlayer
> <exit>
> If get_updates is not providing percentage updates, can the methods
> please emit "no-percentage-updates" - and then the UI can spin up and
> down rather than sitting at 0%. I think other methods and backends are
> guilty of this as well. I'm not sure if get_updates can be modified to
> get the progress, or if it has to spin.

Yep, looks broken.  I'll see about either adding a percentage thingie or


Robin Norwood
Red Hat, Inc.

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