[packagekit] Initial impressions from 0.1.1 on rawhide

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 03:12:32 PDT 2007

On 26/10/2007, Grzegorz Dąbrowski <gdx at o2.pl> wrote:
> > > - why can't I search for "a" ?
> >
> > You'll get many thousands of replies and your CPU usage will go through
> > the roof. Why would you want to?
> I would like to search for "a" too. Box backend is very fast and 'pkcon
> search name a' takes 6.3s and returns 1164 packages.
> Maybe backend should decide about minimal length of search or it should
> be responsible for search string checking?

I don't think returning 1164 packages is useful to anyone - if someone
can come up with a use case for this then I'm all for it, else I would
rather stick to the search length restriction.


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