[packagekit] Improved pkt tool

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 07:38:12 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 10:31 -0400, Ken VanDine wrote:
> I was thinking it could call get-updates with some extra data, like
> repo to use.  Then it would show up in the updates dialog.  conary
> does work like other systems, it has very strong affinity.  So unless
> you tell it to actually change labels, it won't.  So changing the repo
> to look for updates on doesn't help.  I think this fits well with get
> updates, perhaps allowing an option argument which tells it to do
> something different.  In conary lingo, I would say something like
> "get-updates.py toplevel group-dist=foresight.rpath.org at fl:2"

That's probably quite tied to conary. What if you needed to specify a
repo with a version number or a new URL? I think we can re-use the
GetUpdates method, but with a _new_ method to switch the backend to a
new location.


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