[packagekit] A new design update viewer

Elliot Peele elliot at bentlogic.net
Sat Jan 5 13:58:48 PST 2008

I like the new design. While we are changing things in the interface
there is one thing that I would like to see:

When doing an system update with conary a user may be doing any
comination of update, remove, and install. It would be nice if the
update viewer could differentiate between these different types of


On Sat, 2008-01-05 at 11:36 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> David suggested a few new ways we could do the pk-update-viewer
> application. I spent last night drinking whisky with friends and mocking
> something up, so take the screenshots with a pinch of salt.
> 00-no-updates shows the first screen when there are no updates. We
> probably need something more sane.
> 01-updates shows how many of each type of update there is, which I think
> is useful. If there's just one low priority update then you could close
> it, but otherwise you could review then by clicking next. Do we need a
> summary page like this? Is it useful?
> 02-review shows the review page, where we should add checkboxes so we
> can select what we want to download. If we make any partial update
> selection then we can hopefully call UpdatePackage with a list of
> package_id's in the not so distant future. Maybe.
> 03-transaction would show the transaction being carried out, with what
> is downloading and installing with the two progress bars like
> PkProgress. I didn't mock this up as it was getting late.
> Anyway, comments appreciated. Nothing is in git, as I wanted to get some
> feedback and sanity checking first.
> Thanks,
> Richard.
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