Kapti, an experimentation on package installation/removal, UI (Tres Finocchiaro)

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 04:50:52 BST 2010

On Sunday, June 06, 2010 11:10:37 pm Tres Finocchiaro wrote:
> 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?).

There is libapt.  That's what Ubuntu's Update Manager and Software Center use.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo

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