[packagekit] How does PK Download Packages?

Tim Lauridsen tim.lauridsen at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 22 03:07:58 PDT 2008

Shishir Goyal wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been trying to implement the service pack functionality for the 
> yum backend.
> I am stuck and need to figure out how actually PK downloads packages ?
> Or as to how download_packages(as=packages, s=directory) in 
> /backends/yum/helpers/yumBackend.py
> can use the existing code through which PK downloads the packages?
> Help.
> Regards
> --Shishir

The attach file should contain the need code to download a list of yum 
packages to at specified destdir.
All you need to do, is use the _find_package to find yum package objects 
for the package_ids and call the attacted code.

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