[Rpm-ecosystem] libhif, and grand plans

Colin Walters walters at verbum.org
Tue Jun 30 01:42:05 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jun 29, 2015, at 06:07 PM, Neal Gompa wrote:
> Why in the world are you merging hawkey and librepo into libhif? We
> use them separately and others will want to use them separately.

Can you elaborate on those use cases?  I know of "repository mirror" as
a use case that's librepo only.  But even there, I ended up wanting a
tool that could mirror a subset of a repo, and then you need depsolving.

For hawkey, I can't really think of a use case where you wouldn't want
the ability to fetch yum repositories.

Are your projects public?

The two current consumers of libhif I know of are: - PackageKit -
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