[packagekit] zypper update interface

Robert Xu robxu9 at gmail.com
Tue May 11 11:46:53 PDT 2010

Hi Michael :)

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 05:07, Michael Meeks <michael.meeks at novell.com> wrote:
> 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.
>        Riight.
>> 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.

I'm assuming that some functionality to solve this problem has been
implemented in PK master?

>> 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 ;-)

Sure, I'll give it a try :)


Cya Later,
Robert Xu
Ever tried Linux? :)

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