[packagekit] Bundles

Elliot Peele elliot at bentlogic.net
Wed Jun 4 11:57:49 PDT 2008

On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 07:45:39PM +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 14:28 -0400, Elliot Peele wrote:
> > Why not just do pure file requires? Package names are in no way
> > consistent between distros.
> Sure, and sometimes files aren't either. I think a bundle gives the
> person packaging enough flexibility to do this.

Sure, I just worry that we are going to end up with distro specific
bundles which kinda defeats the purpose of PackageKit.
> File requires also mean downloading big filelists (10Mb+) which some
> users may not be able to do.

This requirement doesn't apply to all package managers.


Elliot Peele
elliot at bentlogic.net

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