Kapti, an experimentation on package installation/removal, UI (Tres Finocchiaro)
fatbuttlarry at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 04:10:37 BST 2010
This may sound naive, but are the Software Center's binaries/APIs restricted
so much to GTK that QT could not to leverage them? I'm thinking
libpurple-ish thoughts, like how Adium leverages the Pidgin API without
using it's GUI.
Since DEB package managers must (must?) leverage apt/aptitude I'd understand
if the answer was that all of the code-base is GUI, and the API wouldn't
logically exit (and therefor there would be nothing to leverage?).
On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 2:20 AM, Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sunday, June 06, 2010 2:03:18 am Patrick Dickey wrote:
> > On 6/5/2010 6:00 AM, kubuntu-devel-request at lists.ubuntu.com wrote:
> > > Re: Kapti, an experimentation on package installation/removal
> > >
> > > UI (Tres Finocchiaro)
> > I guess my take on the subject is why don't we try to incorporate the
> > Ubuntu package manager into Kubuntu? On older versions of Kubuntu,
> > KPackageKit wouldn't work properly for me (searching would produce no
> > results), so I would have to use Synaptic (which would find anything
> > that I searched for).
> > I realize that KPackageKit comes from KDE, so it will be installed.
> > But, we should work on a KDE version of the Software Center (or install
> > the Ubuntu Software Center by default). This is, of course, assuming
> > that the Ubuntu Software Center will allow users to install either
> > Gnome- or KDE- based packages.
> It will allow that, but I think there'd be problems with the large amount
> space including GTK and GNOME libraries would take on the CD.
> Mackenzie Morgan
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