[systemd-devel] [PATCH] systemctl: print unit package in status

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Thu Dec 18 08:35:14 PST 2014


Am 18.12.2014 um 17:19 schrieb Spencer Baugh:
> Quoting J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson (2014-12-18 04:08:32)
>>
>> On 12/18/2014 04:00 AM, Spencer Baugh wrote:
>>> When printing the status of a unit, open a connection to the session bus
>>> and query PackageKit for the package that the unit file belongs
>>> to. Print it if PackageKit knows.
>>
>> There are gazillion package manager in the wild
>
> PackageKit is a generic interface to the local package manager, used
> by all the major distros and desktop environments. It's installed by
> default on any normal desktop/laptop. So this is different from
> hardcoding a call out to yum or apt

please when do so *silently* fall back to ignore it on systems where 
PackageKit is removed by intention, that's what frequently is done on 
machines of users deploy servers and their own workstations and operate 
exclusively with YUM or DNF

in short: don't make it another log-flood candidate

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