Bug 22723 - Will gnome-packagekit support installing and removing packages in one transaction?
Summary: Will gnome-packagekit support installing and removing packages in one transac...
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: PackageKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: General (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Richard Hughes
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Reported: 2009-07-11 07:29 UTC by Tomasz Chrzczonowicz
Modified: 2009-07-11 09:08 UTC (History)
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Description Tomasz Chrzczonowicz 2009-07-11 07:29:34 UTC
Have you considered gnome-packagekit supporting selecting packages for installation and removal in one transaction?

Right now, as of 2.27.3, when user selects package for installation, gnome-packagekit prevents him/her from selecting packages for removal and vice-versa.
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2009-07-11 09:08:53 UTC
No, it's not in the PackageKit API, and doing so makes the transaction process much more complex to expose in a sane UI. I think it's best if this stays as two separate transactions.

Thanks for opening this bug, but I think it opens a can or worms I really don't want to support.


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