[packagekit] Yum backend throttling

Robin Norwood rnorwood at redhat.com
Wed Sep 26 14:15:20 PDT 2007

Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> writes:

> skvidal mentions we can throttle the download:
> http://hughsient.livejournal.com/38322.html?thread=303794
> This would be great. Apparently there's stuff in the YumRepository
> object. I think 40% might be a good metric.
> Can a python dude tell me how easy this is? The first to reply gets to
> implement this :-)

I'm just starting to poke around in the yum backend code, and it looks
doable to me.  Tim or Luke get first crack at it though, if they want


> p.s. All contributors get Christmas cards. Really.

Exploding Christmas cards?

Robin Norwood
Red Hat, Inc.

"The Sage does nothing, yet nothing remains undone."
-Lao Tzu, Te Tao Ching

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