Re: A Debian sprint for package management GUIs?
Josselin Mouette wrote:
> given the poor state of our desktop package management tools in squeeze,
> and the number of unknown variables when it comes to wheezy, I’d like to
> propose to gather around in a dedicated Debian sprint on this topic. We
> should be able to get funding from the project for such a task.
> Schedule could include:
> * Upstream and Debian state of synaptic, update-*, aptdaemon,
> software-center, PackageKit and related packages
> * What features we want to expose on our desktop environments (use
> cases, interaction scenarios)
> * Which tools to focus on to provide these features for wheezy
> * Trying to envision what features we want in wheezy+1 and how to
> make this happen
> * Initial common hacking session to get wheezy on the right tracks
> How many of you would be interested in such a meeting?
I would be happy to join if I can be available at the chosen date, to
discuss packaging of the Qt-KDE side of things (although I wouldn't like to
take the place of another Qt-KDE packager, especially as I haven't been very
active on that front lately).