[packagekit] Improved pkt tool

Ken VanDine ken at vandine.org
Fri Sep 7 07:42:21 PDT 2007

That would be fine with me.  As long as I have a way to pass in the
data I need for get-updates.py to get the right thing.  The data i
need to pass in would be something like "foresight.rpath.org at fl:2" or
"/foresight.rpath.org at fl:2-deve//2/2.0.0-1.1".


On 9/7/07, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Richard.
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