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thomas at openedhand.com
Wed Jan 16 15:08:33 PST 2008
On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 21:49 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 14:51 +0000, Thomas Wood wrote:
> > >> GPS -> ??
> What about GPS? Software or maps or what?
Well, since there is a separate Maps section below, I'm guessing this is
> > >> Sources -> ??
> We need "repos" for this, as the source name is very overloaded with
> development packages.
> So, can I add for now:
Looks good, this will definitely help us.
> > "Sources" is apparently the same thing as repositories. The repository
> > management is going to be done using packages because ipkg doesn't
> > implement any repository management functions itself, and this will be
> > the easiest way for users to download and "install" new repositories.
> Sure, livna and stuff does the same in Fedora.
> > Sounds good, but how would the custom filter be defined? I don't want to
> > add vendor specific code into the backend, so the filter rule must be
> > passed in at configure. Or is there another way?
> Hmm. Okay, what about we make the filter called "visible" and we only
> implement that filter if we want control over the output options.
> Okay for me to add PK_FILTER_ENUM_VISIBLE?
That definitely sounds like a better option than before. I guess the
idea is to limit the visible packages to ones relevant to the end user,
so I don't know if it makes sense to use that description for the enum
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