[packagekit] PackageKit and gnome-packagekit 0.3.13 released!

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 08:12:22 PST 2009

Today I released PackageKit and gnome-packagekit 0.3.13 (stable).

PackageKit release notes:

 - Make get_packages call GetPackages, not GetUpdates (Aidan Skinner)
 - Correctly check the retval of a spawned backend that is killed (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a signed vs. unsigned problem when checking a PkBitfield (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow pkcon to resolve all the command line arguments (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't free the package twice if we skip it due to duplicate filtering (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix the python client library for SearchDetails and SearchFile. Fixes fd#19426 (Richard Hughes)

 - apt: Fix order of locking and threading (Sebastian Heinlein)
 - apt: After calling refresh the cache has to be reopened (Sebastian Heinlein)
 - conary: Forget arch in the distro_id for foresight (Ken VanDine)
 - yum: Catch IOError and handle out of disk space. Fixes rh#478377 (Richard Hughes)
 - yum: Import yum for file to fix exception handling. Fixes rh#476381 (Richard Hughes)
 - yum: Treat new packages dragged in as update deps as enhancements (Richard Hughes)
 - yum: Don't error when a package that does not have a description field. Fixes rh#477018 (Richard Hughes)
 - yum: Fix comps retrieval when deselecting all sources (Richard Hughes)
 - yum: Remove all tab characters in update descriptions (Richard Hughes)

gnome-packagekit release notes:

* Bugfix:
 - Add quit and contents accelerators in gpk-application (Matthias Clasen)
 - Don't use gtk_dialog_get_action_area on gtk < 2.14 (Richard Hughes)
 - Correct the number of critical updates on the notification (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a small icon leak when showing the generic window with a custom icon (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't keep spinning the animation if the backend fails to send an update detail signal (Richard Hughes)
 - Make sure the update description headers are top aligned, not centered (Richard Hughes)
 - Define a macro directory so we work with newer versions of libtool (Richard Hughes)

Tarballs available here: http://www.packagekit.org/releases/

Thanks to all those who made this possible.


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