[packagekit] Debconf and PackageKit Was Re: Packagekit and Ubuntu

James Westby jw+debian at jameswestby.net
Mon Nov 23 08:57:48 PST 2009

On Mon Nov 23 11:17:37 -0500 2009 Richard Hughes wrote:
> 2009/11/23 James Westby <jw+debian at jameswestby.net>:
> Well, the aptBackend.py gets set an environment variable -- surely use that?

Good point, it can just set a variable with the unique name of the client
on the system bus, and we no longer need the nonces.

> Sure, you can logout with PackageKit, the backend just continues running.

Well, this scheme ensures that the transactions do not hang if this happens.



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