On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 09:32:10AM +0100, Sebastian Heinlein wrote: > On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 05:56:18PM +0100, Julian Andres Klode wrote: > > Description : APT based installer using PackgeKit's session DBus API > > sessioninstaller makes use of PackageKit's DBus information to allow > > distribution neutral software management hooks for upstream software on > > APT based systems without loosing the interactiveness. > > A better description would be: > > Sessioninstaller allows applications to easily install additional > software (e.g. extensions or GSreamer codecs) by calling a simple > distribution neutral D-Bus interface. > > The confirmation, error reporting and progress notification of the > installation is handled by sessioninstaller. Currently it comes only > with a GTK based user interface. Shouldn't this by 'only comes' instead of 'comes only'? > > The D-Bus interface is developed under the PackageKit umbrella and is > available on the session bus. The reference implementation can be > found in gnome-packagekit. It was also adpoted by KPackageKit. > > In contrast to gnome-packagekit and KPackageKit it doesn't use the > PackageKit daemon for querying and installation, but instead makes > use of APT and aptdaemon directly (alternatively synaptic can be > used). Thanks! The description I added was copied from the one found I found in an old bzr revision. Send me a message when you have something uploadable (for experimental or unstable). BTW, if I build nautilus with PackageKit support nothing happens when I click the search button for an unknown filetype. Isn't this one of the areas which sessioninstaller should cover? Regards, Julian -- Julian Andres Klode - Debian Developer, Ubuntu Member See http://wiki.debian.org/JulianAndresKlode and http://jak-linux.org/.
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