[SailfishDevel] Zypper and PackageKit

Andrey Kozhevnikov coderusinbox at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 18:15:26 UTC 2014


afaik zypper downloading via curl, and it displaying information you want.

On 07.01.2014 00:09, Marcin M. wrote:
> And is it possible to make packagekit show bytes (or x 10^n bytes) 
> progress just like apt or zypper?
>
> --
> Marcin
>
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> 2014/1/4 Mikael Hermansson <mike at 7b4.se <mailto:mike at 7b4.se>>
>
>     On Saturday 04 January 2014 20.07.52 <tel:2014%2020.07.52> Martin
>     Grimme wrote:
>     > Hi,
>     >
>     > 2014/1/4, Andrey Kozhevnikov <coderusinbox at gmail.com
>     <mailto:coderusinbox at gmail.com>>:
>     > > afaik pakckagekit have easy queue management
>     >
>     > Yes, PackageKit can queue transactions, and it can be operated
>     without
>     > root privileges (which zypper would require). Sailfish/Nemo uses
>     > zypper's libzypp as backend for PackageKit, however.
>     > AFAIK zypper doesn't come preinstalled on Sailfish, but can be
>     installed.
>
>     One reason for packagekit is is to make "platform independent"
>     package manager
>     pkcon working both for RPM, DEB maybe more....
>
>     its a freedesktop project see:
>
>     http://www.packagekit.org/index.html
>
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