[Rpm-maint] Rally: minor API requests
mls at suse.de
Tue Nov 13 11:44:53 UTC 2007
On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 12:42:46PM +0100, Michael Schroeder wrote:
> Here's another idea I use in my little installer project: add
> an interface that returns all database ids of all installed
> packages (i.e. the numbers that you specify with --querybynumber).
> With that information you can easily retrieve just the changed
> packages from the rpm database.
I forgot a little detail: the ids of all installed packages can
be calculated in a very fast way by just reading the Name database
Michael Schroeder mls at suse.de
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