[packagekit] handling input
hughsient at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 09:45:56 PST 2008
On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 08:00 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Jan 2, 2008 6:36 AM, Tim Lauridsen <tim.lauridsen at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > > On Jan 1, 2008 2:57 PM, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Well, it's an artificial restriction. If you removed the check and used
> > >> a package_id with a space then everything would still work. The point is
> > >> _why_ - can and should a package name ever contain a space?
> > >
> > > I have no issue with this restriction on package names; I stumbled over it
> > > when I tried to set up a repository named "PK test" ...
> > yum currently don't support spaces in repo names, there was some talk on
> > the yum-devel list, about making yum support spaces in reponames, i dont
> > remember if the changes is commited yet.
> Really ? It didn't complain when I tried, and things seemed to work, generally.
> But in this case, the restriction is probably fine. As always, it
> would be good to have some kind of error reporting to help diagnose
> problems like this....
I should have spat out an error... what did you get printed on the
command line? Thanks.
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