[Yum-devel] yum-updatesd and PackageKit?

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jan 2 13:59:12 UTC 2008


On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 08:54 -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
> I guess my question is: What is the future of PackageKit from the
> yum-updatesd developers' point of view? Is PackageKit going to be the
> default sooner or later, with everything talking to it? There seems to be
> quite a bit of duplication of functionality with yum-updatesd but a broader
> mandate. Is there a plan/intention to move yum-updatesd to be a PackageKit
> client, or will they remain (presumably friendly) competitors?

I don't think packagekit matters from a yum-updatesd standpoint.
Moreover, unless I've misunderstood I don't see packagekit being useful
w/o user interaction. Part of the point of yum-updatesd is to take  care
of servers, too.

-sv





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