[packagekit] gpk 0.4* and "legacy package manager lock"

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 02:28:06 PST 2009

On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 10:52 +0200, Ville-Pekka Vainio wrote:
> I was testing Fedora Rawhide with gpk 0.4 series yesterday and I noticed
> gpk says "Waiting for legacy package manager lock" if I happen to be
> using yum when PK is trying check for updates or something.

Right, I introduced a new status value, as "waiting" was just too vague.

> I might be nitpicking here, but is the word "legacy" really necessary
> here? I don't think yum is a legacy tool at all. Or does this mean that
> the lock is a "legacy lock"? I think it'd be at least easier for
> translators and maybe even less confusing to the users if the "legacy"
> word was removed.

I agree, legacy is misplaced. I was testing with pirut (a legacy tool),
but you are correct, the distro CLI tool should not be refered to as
legacy. I've fixed this in 035e073df5c615243fda8e465c21844d842e66a4.



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