Lukas Appelhans l.appelhans at
Fri Oct 17 17:24:24 BST 2008

Am Freitag 17 Oktober 2008 17:18:44 schrieb Aaron J. Seigo:
> On Thursday 16 October 2008, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > I'm worried by how it could hurt playground/sysadmin/shaman afair it's a
> > similar tool to kpackagekit and choosing one over the other as
> > default "might" hurt the community.

> 	* shaman could well become the replacement for kpackage, but needs more
> backends; it didn't work on the opensuse laptop i'm writing this on, for
> instance, and all i got on it was a dialog saying "Pick a backend:" with no
> options listed and a blank mainwindow
You need to run "kbuildsycoca4" since everything is Plugin-based and indeed it 
does not work on OpenSuse yet :( We are both working on an Alpm (Archlinux)-
Plugin and on a Package-Plugin now :)
> 	* shaman probably makes most sense in kdesysadmin. it's more of a full
> featured, do-it-all package management interface, much like kpackage
> is/was. it has a different audience and purpose that kpackagekit imo.


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