[packagekit] Zif 0.2.5 released!

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 03:02:37 PDT 2011

Zif is a simple yum-compatible library that only provides read-write
access to the rpm database and the Fedora metadata for PackageKit.

Tarballs available here: http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/zif/releases/

Version 0.2.5
Released: 2011-10-03

New Features:
 - Add a deptree command to zif's CLI (Elad Alfassa)
 - Add a new transaction reason downgrade-installed (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a transaction reason of downgrade-for-dep (Richard Hughes)
 - Add functions for downloading and rebuilding delta rpms (Kalev Lember)
 - Do not allow the transaction commit if selinux is enabled and old
(Richard Hughes)
 - Enable -debuginfo repos when we try to install -debuginfo packages
(Richard Hughes)
 - Kick mirrors if the download speed is less than 10kb/sec (Richard Hughes)
 - Score the best provide in a similar way that yum does it (Richard Hughes)
 - Show a warning in the CLI tool when downgrading packages (Richard Hughes)
 - When a repo specifies 'gpgkey=' add to the keyring before verifying
(Richard Hughes)

 - Allow a transaction commit to install untrusted files (Richard Hughes)
 - Correctly parse local file >= or <= depends (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not assume that the char** arrays from SQLite are NULL
terminated (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't add includes in zif.h that are not supposed to be exported
(Richard Hughes)
 - Don't print 'Can't open history database' when installed from
source (Richard Hughes)
 - Ensure the main loop has no pending actions when processing state
(Richard Hughes)
 - Ensure we can find file provides in SQL metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Ensure we match a basic package_id when checking in a ZifStore
(Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a buffer over-run when replacing strings (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix crash in zif upgrade-distro-live (Richard Hughes)
 - Include the missing remove-for-update summary in the CLI tool
(Richard Hughes)
 - Only return depends from ZifMdPrimaryXml if they are satisfied
(Richard Hughes)
 - Prefer already installed provides over upgrades where possible
(Richard Hughes)
 - Remove the warning when we have multiple provides (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove ZifArray, nothing actually uses it (Richard Hughes)
 - Try to make the signal handling in libzif somewhat sane (Richard Hughes)
 - Use the results from all repos when calculating the 'best' provide
(Richard Hughes)
 - When specifying resolving with prefer-native, re-search non-native
(Richard Hughes)


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