[packagekit] invalidating of cache

Ken VanDine ken at vandine.org
Wed Oct 31 11:06:38 PDT 2007

Whoops... I was confused.  Not the updates cache, but the "cache"
cache :)  As in refresh-cache.  So what triggers that getting refreshed?
Is it just scheduled?


On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 17:45 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 10:46 -0400, Ken VanDine wrote:
> > I think currently PK invalidates cache after doing an update-system.
> It invalidates the updates_cache, sure.
> > Not sure if anything else does that... but I would like a way
> > to emit something from the backend to tell it not to invalidate the
> > cache.  Since we check for updates online, not via the cache it is
> > rather meaningless to invalidate that.  Something like "invalidate-cache
> > False".
> Erm, I don't follow. The cache is invalidated so the next GetUpdates
> call actually runs the backend->get_updates function. By invalidating we
> just say "this probably isn't true anymore".
> Do you mean that you don't want to invalidate the updates cache if there
> are no packages updates with UpdateSystem?
> Richard.
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