On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 07:25:11PM +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
Maybe tangential to the proposal/discussion/ranting, but you can
actually use gnome-software on the command line.
/usr/libexec/gnome-software-cmd (no GTK parts get loaded) has got a
bit cleverer in F26 and is set to get even cleverer in F27. With this
tool you can install/remove/update flatpaks, packages, gnome shell
extensions, and even update firmware. It's not quite ready for human
consumption (it's designed as a debug tool), but it could quite easily
be moved into /usr/bin/ and a man page be written. I don't think
"teach dnf about everything" is a super practical plan.
I dunno about "practical", but "one unified commandline tool to manage
all the software on my system" sure is *nice* from a user and admin
perspective. Maybe the dnf tool could be a plugin wrapper around
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