[packagekit] Res: How does PK Download Packages?

Shishir Goyal crazyontheedge at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 14:22:42 PDT 2008

On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 1:57 AM, <mirttex85-pk at yahoo.com.br> wrote:

> >Well,
> >as far as i know pk does NOT download packages,
> >the backend does.
> >As each packager manager has different ways to download packages,
>(i.e. diferent download locations...).
> >Imho the best way to servicepack stuff is a way like
> >installFile(), you do the download and pk installs for you.
> >as i said i'm not pretty sure this is the way.
> >Daniel.

I failed to quote the question it in a correct way. Apologies.

How does yum backend download packages for PackageKit?

I am trying to figure out the utility of yumdownloader when adding the
method 'download packages' to yumBackend.py. How can it be used?


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