[packagekit] How to manage multiple CDs packages ?

Mounir Lamouri mounir.lamouri at gmail.com
Thu May 28 13:15:03 PDT 2009

Daniel Nicoletti wrote:
>> I would like to know if packagekit can manage CD-ROM changes when installing a
>> package. As packagekit rule is against interaction when installing, I was
>> thinking it was out of question.
> It's the same as EULA required, we fail the transaction giving the
> user some information about the media label, Then the user insert it
> and fire the action again (which is done by the gui apps), after that
> the backend must download from cd all necessary content and if 
> needed ask another one (failing again). So caching the packages from
> cd is pretty important...
That's interesting but it will probably need some portage compatibility. So, I
will see if it's doable for portage's backend.


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