[packagekit] Please check git

Ken VanDine ken at vandine.org
Thu Sep 6 18:18:45 PDT 2007

I would love that too... it is kind of a pain even for a helper style
backend like conary.  I can work with the scripts to make them behave
the way i expect, but to actually test them in PackageKit I have been
needing to install.


On 9/6/07, Tom Parker <palfrey at tevp.net> wrote:
> Richard Hughes wrote:
> > I've merged the last of my mega-dlopen patch to the devel server.
> > Please can you check your backends still work as some had to be munged
> > by me for the new scheme. Feel free to commit to the private git
> > server if stuff is broken. Tomorrow I'll push to anon fd.o and then we
> > can get on with adding new API and new UI.
> Fixed APT backend (while managing to avoid the evils of C++
> symbol-mangling in the exported structure). I also had a commit that was
> adding some stuff (beginnings of search file) that I wanted to push
> before but hadn't gotten around to it because I couldn't access the
> private git server earlier, and so that's gotten pushed into the old
> "backends/apt/pk-task-apt.cpp.delete.me", which I'll wipe once I've
> ported that bit over.
> Anyways. APT appears to be mostly working right now. Oh, could it be
> made possible for the backend loader to look in other locations e.g. in
> the source tree so I don't have to install the apt .so just to debug new
> features?
> Tom
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Ken VanDine

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