[packagekit] New dbus backends

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 14:05:53 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-01-21 at 22:39 +0200, S.Çağlar Onur wrote:
> Hi;
> 21 Oca 2008 Pts tarihinde, Richard Hughes şunları yazmıştı: 
> > Right, if some of you have been watching the commit history, you may
> > have noticed a new dbus backend type. This is designed as a little
> > mini-daemon that exists as a separate process to packagekitd, and is
> > created and destroyed by packagekit. It's only useful for the spawned
> > python/perl backend types (yum and conary) and the old spawned type
> > isn't going away anytime soon. Worry not.
> While busy with real-life's work, i lost my way in PK for a while, so if 
> following questions are silly please don't yell me :). 

No yelling involved. ;-)

> PiSi backend no longer compiles (and i think other users of this also broken).

It should work now, I've converted it like the others. Could you check

> What should i do? Should i start to use "pk-backend-spawn" or should i wait 
> for yum's DBUS implementation to finish and use that as an example and start 
> to use new infrastructure with PiSi?

I've switched it to use PkBackendSpawn for now, it's likely you'll want
to use the dbus stuff when it works. That might be a few weeks time tho.


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