[packagekit] Software Update Icon for non-GNOME desktops
ikey at solusos.com
Fri Sep 6 01:24:05 PDT 2013
On 06/09/13 08:25, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 6 September 2013 02:36, Matthias Klumpp <matthias at tenstral.net> wrote:
>> Should this go into GPK? Or be a separate project?
> Separate project IMO. GPK is getting smaller as bits of it are being
> merged into the core OS.
Makes sense really. Currently I have this update-icon living at
https://bitbucket.org/solusos/update-icon.git for use within SolusOS 2
(as we don't have an update client and we don't use dpkg/apt, so we use
If needed/wanted this could go into another PackageKit repository on
gitorious, unless you guys are happy keeping it on bitbucket? The main
reason I have it there is because we now use Phabricator for a code
review system (http://inf.solusos.com/diffusion/UICO/) and update-icon
could be another project to benefit from that infrastructure.
Mathias, if you're interested in getting this into Debian that's cool. I
might need your help in getting the debian/ packaging right, it's been a
while since I laid my hand to that voodoo :) Also I need to prevent
update-icon from running on LiveCD's. I believe it's enough just to
check if "live" is in /proc/cmdline on Debian too? I'll make sure to
whack a setup.py into the tree too for easier packaging (literally two
files need installing).
Also is it acceptable to say that we don't want update-icon to ever run
on just KDE and GNOME now? Given that GNOME has the fancy banner
nowadays, and no matter how hard you try GTK just looks ugly in KDE :)
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