[packagekit] Possible Ipkg backend renaming

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 06:04:16 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-01-21 at 13:49 +0000, Thomas Wood wrote:
> Recently, I started work on improving the ipkg package management system
> to enable us to add new features, such as live progress update. As the
> upstream sources are no longer maintained, work has begun in the
> OpenMoko subversion repository. 


> However, because of possible trademark or other issues, it was decided
> that the new development of ipkg would be renamed to opkg. So I would
> like to know if PackageKit users/developers would prefer if I renamed or
> copied the existing ipkg backend to create a new backend dependant on
> opkg.

Well, it sounds like opkg is the new ipkg, and that you are the only one
interested in upstream development :-)

For me, the best thing to do would be to rename ipkg to opkg in the
packagekit source tree. Thanks.


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