[packagekit] Supporting plugins search and installation

Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett dmacvicar at suse.de
Mon Feb 8 06:21:47 PST 2010

On Sunday 07 February 2010 16:38:01 Naba kumar wrote:
> Hi,
> In Anjuta, we are hoping to make things easy for users to find and install
>  plugins, something akin to how firefox addons are managed. Clearly, it's
>  best to be done with packagekit. This is something many other applications
>  with plugin/extensions support will benefit without reinventing wheels.

I don't think the goal of PackageKit is to bring users to the problem of 
plugin management. Distros are supposed to set backend at compile time and it 
should be completely transparent to the user.

Duncan Mac-Vicar P. - Novell® Making IT Work As One™
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