[packagekit] Bundles

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 12:04:05 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 14:57 -0400, Elliot Peele wrote:
> > 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.

Sure, but they are all in the same file - I can do gpk-install-bundle
foo.bundle on any system:


> > 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.

Sure, point taken, thanks.


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