[packagekit] DownloadPackages and uid

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Aug 19 00:30:19 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 09:01 +0200, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> All backends already have got a cache. Why not make use of them? For
> apt
> the files get at first downloaded to the cache apt
> "/var/cache/apt/archive".
> I would prefer emitting a file path for each downloaded package. The
> client would copy the files from the given path to the user specified
> one.

Ohh sure -- you can just call Files() on the packages in the apt cache
-- the client will copy the files from anywhere. The "download
directory" is just somewhere suitable, you don't actually have to use


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