[packagekit] Ruck, an old-new alternative command line interface for PackageKit

Tim Lauridsen tim.lauridsen at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 17 00:18:42 PST 2008

Aidan Skinner wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-12-16 at 08:29 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
>>> The one thing in that class that immediately springs to mind is that
>>> there's no way of locking packages that I can find. My C is useless
>>> though, so I can't do much about that.
>> Define locking. You mean holding a package at a specific version?
> Yeah, or alternatively holding it below a specific one for those "please don't upgrade frobnicator to 4.0.0" situations where you want a few updates, but not major upgrades. Not so much of a concern with distro packages but useful for app-specific repositories.
> - Aidan

I think this is out of scope for PK IMHO, there is a lot of weird cases, 
where looking of a package to a certain version can give problems.
In yum you have different plugins and ways to protect stuff, but we 
should keep it on the that level.


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