Res: KPackageKit

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Fri Oct 17 04:05:13 BST 2008

On Thursday 16 October 2008, dantti85-dev at wrote:
> hmm i'm not really sure i understood your question,

you understood it perfectly =)

> qpackagekit will be available through the
> main packagekit site (, Richard

cool; i'll build this tomorrow and check it out.

> the lib only requires polkitdbus, so we can call
> the polkit authorization dialog that will use the
> available (gnome for instance since the kde one is not
> finished iirc)

that would need to get fixed before kpackagekit could go into a kde release.

do you happen to know how much work we'd be looking at to create a KDE 
friendly UI set for policykit?

> but the depency is not at gnome one
> polkit is the one who decide which one to call,

it's essentially a runtime dependency which is enough.

> if both of then are not available it uses consolekit.
> almost forgot kpackagekit and qpackagekit (lib) does
> not require packagekit itself as we talk only throught
> dbus, but, if there is no packagekit installed kpackagekit
> is useless :P


Aaron J. Seigo
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