[packagekit] zypper update interface

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at novell.com
Tue May 11 02:07:44 PDT 2010

Hi Robert,

On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 22:03 -0400, Robert Xu wrote:
> I remember seeing this discussion a little earlier on this mailing
> list: The zypper backend only returns patches.


> Because this seems to be inefficient (and conflicting), I wonder if
> anyone has made a patch to solve this problem?

	Checkout PK master - I'd love more testing, but hopefully it does what
you want.

> This has made a problem on my openSUSE 11.2; I have the contrib
> repository enabled, and now one of the patches will not leave
> PackageKit (even after it left YaST) because of the conflicting
> version (the one I have is higher) and the due fact that the patch was
> not installed.

	If you could compile & install a git checkout of PK, (NB. enable the
zypper backend ( --enable-zypp ) ) - and give it a test, it would be
much appreciated. Don't forget to kill the old packagekitd before
testing the new one ;-)



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