[packagekit] Not proposing gnome-packagekit for 2.28

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 5 02:12:51 PST 2009

Richard Hughes wrote:
> 2009/11/4 Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu at ubuntu.com>:
>> I was going to ask about the debconf support in PackageKit, but I just found [1]
>> which seems to suggest it's being fixed. Is that right? Will any Debian policy
>> compliant package work fine with PackageKit? I guess the solution is not KDE/Qt
>> specific. If so that's good news.
> Yes, it's being fixed. Debconf support is being implemented
> out-of-band from a PackageKit transaction, with PK only giving
> recommendations about when to work unattended and that sort of thing.
> It's not close to being ready just yet, but there are are a couple of
> people working on it right now.


> Packages that need a tty (and don't
> use debconf) will never be supported, and currently fail with

I guess these are those that read from stdin or the like... those packages are
really broken and thus this is OK, any such package would have RC bugs in Debian.

Now it just needs to get into Debian :)


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