[SailfishDevel] rpm repositories in emulator are not refreshed in latest SDK

Marcin M. marmistrzmar at gmail.com
Sat Oct 26 10:20:50 UTC 2013

Should zypper or PackageKit rather be used in Sailfish?


2013/10/26 Jarko Vihriala <jarko.vihriala at jolla.com>

>  Hello all,
> We discovered that PackageKit that is used in our emulator does not
> automatically refresh repositories so if your rpmbuild requires additional
> stuff to be pulled to emulator - it will eventually fail.
> <https://connect.emailsrvr.com/owa/?ae=Item&a=New&t=IPM.Note&cc=MTQuMy4xNTguMSxlbi1VUyw0Mjk0OTY3Mjk1LEhUTUwsMCww&pspid=_1382779855830_872310806#>
> Good news is that quickfix is in the works and should be out next week.
> But before that is applicable this workaround needs to be done:
> 1. login to emulator (best is to press ctrl-<f-keys> on emulator's window
> to get login prompt) as root. On my ubuntu f2 seems to cut it.
> 2. refresh repos with 'pkcon refresh'
> optionally then:
> 3. test that repos got refreshed (do f.ex 'pkcon search
> sensorfw-qt5-devel') if you see stuff like 'Available..' then your emulator
> has updated lists and you're good to go. If not - run 2) again.
> Sorry for the extra trouble, we'll publish new emulator soon and it is
> delivered via SDK update (you'll get notice in Qt Creator's UI on that).
> thanks, Jarko
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