[packagekit] System installer integration?

Patryk Zawadzki patrys at pld-linux.org
Wed Jun 11 01:19:53 PDT 2008

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 9:13 AM, Tim Lauridsen
<tim.lauridsen at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
>> I was just wondering: was there any though put into making anaconda
>> use PK backends instead of interfacing with yum directly? This could
>> be of great benefit to at least some of the distros (including but not
>> limited to PLD).
> I don't think it is a good idea, a system installer should as simple as
> possible and use the native packagemanager directly, there is no benefit
> in adding a abstraction layer like packagekit.

...other than being forced to maintain downstream patches that replace
yum with poldek/apt/zypp/whatever ;)

Patryk Zawadzki
PLD Linux Distribution

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