[SailfishDevel] Zypper and PackageKit

Marcin M. marmistrzmar at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 18:23:42 UTC 2014


The manual is about the D-Bus service, and I meant the CLI interface -
pkcon.

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Marcin


2014/1/6 Andrey Kozhevnikov <coderusinbox at gmail.com>

>  afaik zypper downloading via curl, and it displaying information you want.
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> On 07.01.2014 00:09, Marcin M. wrote:
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> And is it possible to make packagekit show bytes (or x 10^n bytes)
> progress just like apt or zypper?
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> Marcin
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> 2014/1/4 Mikael Hermansson <mike at 7b4.se>
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>> On Saturday 04 January 2014 20.07.52 Martin Grimme wrote:
>> > Hi,
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>> > 2014/1/4, Andrey Kozhevnikov <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....
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>> its a freedesktop project see:
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>> http://www.packagekit.org/index.html
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