Brainstorming for UDS-P

Rodrigo Moya rodrigo.moya at canonical.com
Mon Sep 26 14:53:12 UTC 2011


On lun, 2011-09-26 at 10:40 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Monday, September 26, 2011 03:58:56 PM Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > On vie, 2011-09-23 at 21:56 +0100, Allison Randal wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > > 
> > > While we're all in the final preparations for Oneiric, it's round about
> > > that time in the cycle to start thinking about plans for the next cycle.
> > > What's on your mind?
> > 
> > as GNOME upstream is moving to use PackageKit and systemd more and more,
> > I think it would be great, since these 2 provide well known DBus
> > interfaces, to implement those DBus interfaces in our stack (aptdaemon
> > and ┬┐ubuntu-system-service?)
> > 
> > cheers
> 
> We used packagekit/kpackagekit in Kubuntu for several cycles.  It's really not 
> well oriented towards Debian style packaging (Debian released Squeeze with no 
> KDE GUI package manager rather than use a packagekit based solution).  We've 
> recently switched to a Debian native solution that I think will work better 
> for Kubuntu.  RPM and Debian packages are very different in a lot of ways and 
> I'm skeptical that something written for RPM is going to be suitable.
> 
that's why the 'implement the DBus interfaces on top of
aptdaemon/u-system-service' part :-D





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