[packagekit] Res: One click install support in PackageKit

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Mon Mar 30 08:01:10 PDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 7:56 AM, Thibauld Favre <thibauld at allmyapps.com> wrote:
> I agree with Benjamin here. As a first step, I would personally
> concentrate on implementing a packagekit based one-click-install
> mechanism which would only ask the underlying package manager to
> install package X,Y and Z without taking care of the repository issue.
> It means that, by default (i.e. the user did not add any repository),
> it would be secure as the packages would be installed from the
> official repositories. Having this cross-distro 1 click install
> feature would already be a huge step forward imho.

That's just about what Dorian did.
(The only part of the repo question it addressed was, it would
enable a repo if it was disabled, on the theory that
even disabled repos are trusted.  That feature
would be easy to remove.)
You can see his code at
It might be a useful starting point.
- Dan

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