[Rpm-ecosystem] Photon and dnf

Jan Zeleny jzeleny at redhat.com
Fri Apr 24 13:57:52 UTC 2015


Dne Pá 24. dubna 2015 07:50:30, Colin Walters napsal(a):
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2015, at 01:11 AM, Krishna Ganugapati wrote:
> > Jan,
> > 
> > Thanks a ton for the note.  Great to know that you're considering a full C
> > implementation for dnf. That would be an awesome thing to do - we do find
> > a bunch of users who would like this minimal low footprint
> > implementation.
> > 
> > We're happy to look at libhif and if it meets our requirements using it.
> 
> There's a lot of important things that need to be lowered into a common C
> base, like GPG key management.
> > One of the key things we're looking to do is build an daemon that calls
> > libtdnf or libhif but provides remotable APIs so that an end user can
> > look at the state of the rpm database and perform operations remotely.
> Sounds like PackageKit?  Although in keeping with most local management
> APIs, it's DBus, not REST.
> 
> There's work on an rpm-ostree daemon:
> https://github.com/projectatomic/rpm-ostree/pull/116
> Which is planning to be used by Cockpit, which is a remote UI for server
> management.

Adding Stef to CC, as he might be interested in something like this (not just 
for rpm-ostree but for management of rpms in general).

Jan


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