[packagekit] Downloading items to the native cache

Adrien BUSTANY madcat at mymadcat.com
Wed Mar 4 05:15:18 PST 2009

Richard Hughes a écrit :
> On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 10:57 +0100, Tim Lauridsen wrote:
>> I dont think this kind of advanced features/usercases fits well in the
>> update dialog if you want novice user to use it.
>> All this kind of cracky stuff, will just confuse the novice users and
>> make it easier to do something wrong.
> I'm not sure I was going to have any Ui for this in the update dialog
> just yet. I'm currently thinking in the prefs UI to have:
> [x] Automatically download all updates when idle
> Of course, this is only selectable when the user has an option different
> to automatically install everything. When the user runs the update tool,
> they find all the updates already have the "downloaded" symbol, and are
> ready to apply.
> What do you think about that?
> Richard.
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It is also somteimes necessary to postpone updates, for example with 
firefox : if you firefox gets updated in the background, then you have 
to relaunch it, else it behave weirdly... Same if you update the nvidia 
driver, it updates libGL, and applications you launch use the new one.

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