[packagekit] Detecting DISTRO upgrades
caglar at pardus.org.tr
Wed Oct 31 07:45:13 PDT 2007
30 Eki 2007 Sal tarihinde, Richard Hughes şunları yazmıştı:
> User is using Fedora 7. Fedora 8 is released that day. The user is
> prompted if they want to upgrade to the new version.
> * Do we deal with next-boot integration such like anaconda?
> * Do we do pre-download or just install a new $(distro)-release file
> * How do we know when the new distro is released? Metadata or RSS?
> Ideas welcome.
For Pardus upgrading a distro is just means switching the default repository
to new one. But we didn't provide any metadata to inform the users and aslo
we didn't switch repos automatically.
To upgrade a newer Pardus version users will have to decide themself and
change their repository configurations to new ones.
Maybe adding a upgrade-system method can deal with these for each
distro/package manager but i'm not sure how distros will inform the PK for a
S.Çağlar Onur <caglar at pardus.org.tr>
Linux is like living in a teepee. No Windows, no Gates and an Apache in house!
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