[packagekit] building packagekit from source

Anders F Björklund afb at algonet.se
Wed Jan 28 03:15:38 PST 2009

Richard Hughes wrote:

>> Maybe it should support a fallback distro config file in /etc/
>> PackageKit ?
>> (like /etc/PackageKit/Distro.conf or whatever, if *-release isn't
>> found)
>> So that adding a new distro doesn't need patching/recompiling, I
>> mean...
> The issue with this is that each distro stores the version, arch,
> release data in different files, in different ways. It's a difficult
> problem to solve.

Right, so if you dictated your own PackageKit format for it instead ?


Again, more like an override if auto-detected values are wrong/missing.


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