[packagekit] PackageKit is suppressing yum plugin output.

Julio Faracco jcfaracco at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 13:31:35 UTC 2018

2018-03-12 10:08 GMT-03:00 Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com>:
> On 12 March 2018 at 13:01, Julio Faracco <jcfaracco at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I created a Yum plugin which shows a message in terminal.
>> It is working fine when I run yum commands but it is not working when
>> I use pkcon.
> packagekitd doesn't forward any terminal to the client.
>> Do you know why and how to do that?
> You can't do that. At least on RHEL and Fedora its a packaging
> violation to show output during the package installation stage. What
> are you trying to do?

We are trying to filter some packages, show a message and put a kind of EULA.
Asking user to continue the installation or not.

> Richard.

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