Re: Apper in openSUSE 12.1?
Martin Schlander <martin.schlander <at> gmail.com>
2011-10-11 15:05:10 GMT
Tirsdag den 11. oktober 2011 16:37:20 skrev Will Stephenson:
> On Tuesday 11 Oct 2011 06:17:13 Roger Luedecke wrote:
> > On Tuesday, October 11, 2011 02:05:50 AM todd rme wrote:
> > > "Replace KPackageKit" and "included in openSUSE 12.1" are not
> > > necessarily the same thing ;)
> > >
> > > -Todd
> > They should be. KPackageKit is an embarrasment. I always have to give a
> > disclaimer on it when recommending openSUSE to a client.
> Can you nicely summarize your problems with it? Apper is a rename and
> update of KPackageKit so it likely shares some of them.
On 11.4 users reported all kinds of problems with it.
* Failure to install local rpms (when clicking them in Dolphin, error related
to tmp files or plaindir repo, can't quite remember)
* Reporting patches, saying it installed them, then 10 minutes later it would
notify about the exact same patches again and fail to install them once again
and so forth.
* It would crash, and therefore check for updates every 5-10 minutes, instead
of once per day as configured.
* Taking ~15 minutes to build a cache or something
Actually it would be easier to list the things that _did_ work smoothly with
KPK on 11.4, than the ones which didn't (of course it's totally unclear to me
if the failures should be blamed on KPK, PK or PK-zypp or d-bus.. or any of
the other layers upon layers involved in the stack).
However in my testing of KPK on 12.1beta it seemed to be able to install both