[packagekit] [PATCH] Add support for Plasma service lookup
Duncan Mac-Vicar P.
dmacvicar at suse.de
Mon Jun 20 05:49:18 PDT 2011
On 06/20/2011 10:31 AM, Richard Hughes wrote:
> rather than:
> InstallPlasmaResources ("the-provide-string-provided-in-the-rpm")
Fully agree with Richard here.
Most rpm provides are in the form foo(bar) so if you need perl's module
Some-Module, the rpm provides will be perl(Some-Module).
I would better try to convince rpm provides in the (3-4...) rpm distros
use something like Provides: plasma(ResourceName) and then the API
Richards mentions would just work in a much generic way, and other
distros (non-rpm) can implement it with something different than
provides. (and we would not need one dbus call per resource type).
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