[packagekit] Implementation of searchFiles in APT backend

Sebastian Heinlein sebi at glatzor.de
Sun Oct 25 01:25:15 PDT 2009

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 11:53:40PM +0200, Matthias Klumpp wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Oct 2009 16:22:26 +1300, Jean Hubbard  wrote:
> Wow! Last hour I tried the APTcc backend instead of the APT backend on my
> Ubuntu machine: Never thought that it could be so much faster!
> I haven't measured anything, but APTcc is so much faster than APT that I
> could remove nearly all threads I use and I would not see any difference!
> A standard installation of Songbird takes 10 minutes with Listaller using
> PackageKit with APT backend. If I switch to APTcc backend, it only needs 5
> minutes (which is far too much, I improve this at time).
> I will give APTcc a closer look...

May I ask which kind of transaction do you call? I am not familiar
with your project. Do you call a lot of SearchFiles and later a


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