[packagekit] Delimitors for handling multiple package_ids

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 08:59:42 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-08-20 at 17:58 +0200, Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 5:24 PM, Ken VanDine <ken at vandine.org> wrote:
> > Right now to handle splitting up multiple package_ids, we inject a
> pipe
> > into it and split on that on the other end.  That actually breaks
> the
> > conary backend, anyone mind switching it to a "%"?  I think that is
> less
> > likely to break anything.  Comments?

No problem for me.

> Why not "\n"? Anyone expects a cool new three-line package name? ;)

Well, sending this over stdin (and for testing) would be a pain. Ideally
we would move the python in process (and then this problem goes away),
but that's complicated and will take some time until I'm less busy.


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