Bug 23904 - gpk-log could distinguish between packages selected for installation and their dependencies
Summary: gpk-log could distinguish between packages selected for installation and thei...
Status: RESOLVED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: PackageKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: General (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Richard Hughes
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Reported: 2009-09-13 12:21 UTC by Tomasz Chrzczonowicz
Modified: 2018-08-21 15:52 UTC (History)
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Description Tomasz Chrzczonowicz 2009-09-13 12:21:04 UTC
It might perhaps make gpk-log more useful if the packages that were explicitly selected for instalation by the user were distinguished from those that PackageKit installed as their dependencies.

Rationale:

1. One might want to review the software log to check what particular apps/packages he installed, for the purposes of:

a. adding them to kickstart files. servicepacks without the need of pasting in all the dependencies.
b. using yum plugin remove-with-leaves to quickly remove the installed package with its dependencies rather than searching and cherry-picking all of them or typing all of them in the command line. 

Possible solutions:

1. Highlighting particular package
2, Adding filter like ones in gpk-application
3. Different "Details" field syntax. e.g. <action><packages selected by user>&<dependencies>.
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2010-01-20 08:31:36 UTC
Sure, this is something we need to do. Needs API changes tho. If you're willing to help with patches and testing that would be most welcome. Thanks.
Comment 2 Richard Hughes 2018-08-21 15:52:36 UTC
We moved the upstream bugtracker to GitHub a long time ago. If this issue still affects you please re-create the issue here: https://github.com/hughsie/PackageKit/issues
 
Sorry for the impersonal message, and fingers crossed your issue no longer happens. Thanks.


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