[packagekit] Not proposing gnome-packagekit for 2.28

Anders F Björklund afb at algonet.se
Mon Nov 9 08:04:50 PST 2009

Jean Hubbard wrote:

> > > Does anyone know if the Smartpm backend will have the debconf
> > > support added too?
> >
> > The short term goal for the Smart backend is to stay bug-compatible
> > with the Yum and APT backends...
> >
> > Currently it uses "noninteractive" when running from within
> > PackageKit, and whatever-the-user-has-choosen (usually one of: the
> > default frontend "dialog", alternatively "gnome" or "kde") when
> > running the regular Smart interface.
> >
> Thanks Anders, I was referring more to the debconf support for PK  
> that has been discussed recently. Possibly for the 0.6.x series??

If some debconf change is applied to the apt backend(s), then it
should probably also be applied to the smart backend as well...

However, if this also requires changes to the smart backend then
it is likely to make it any time soon - so more like "next year".

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Yeah right.


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