[packagekit] slow connection & offline users problem.

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 00:59:33 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-22 at 12:10 +0100, James Westby wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-08-22 at 09:59 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > Would using the Service Pack work for you? i.e. you download a pack on
> > one computer and then install it on another?
> Does the service pack include all of the updates needed to
> get from the current state of a machine to fully upgraded?

No, but that would be a good enhancement. At the moment we just add a
package and it's non-installed deps so it can be installed on the client

> If that's the case then wouldn'y this require both machines
> to be in an identical state for this to work for Usama.

No, you just need the remote package list, and we can use that for the


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