Linux and application installing
drago01 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 10:52:58 UTC 2010
On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 4:01 PM, James Antill <james at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-09-16 at 10:57 +0200, drago01 wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:39 PM, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On 13 September 2010 21:49, James Antill <james at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> >> So Seth spent half a day implementing a proof of concept:
>> >> http://skvidal.wordpress.com/2010/08/19/fedora-app-market-proof-of-concept/
>> > Translations?
>> > Icons?
>> > Offline queries?
>> > Co-operating with other distros?
>> Lets say we ever want to implement this
>> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=612628 (or any similar
>> feature in another upstream project)
>> without a cross distro way to get the application data (icons, names,
>> etc. ) it would be a maintenance nightmare.
> Err ... PackageKit is currently the cross distro. way to work with
> distro. package managers, nothing outside of that layer should ever know
> (or care) where the data is coming from and how it gets updated etc.
> For package data now, PackageKit looks in primary-*.sqlite.bz2 in
> Fedora and Packages.bz2 in debian. gnome-shell/whatever doesn't know or
> care. This should be no different.
My main point was to address the "why care about other distros just do
it as a fedora only solution".
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