FOSDEM '10 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration necessary.

Richard Hughes
Day Sunday
Room H.1309
Start time 13:00
End time 13:45
Duration 00:45
Event type Podium
Track CrossDesktop
Language English
PackageKit one year on

PackageKit one year on: what's changed, and where are we heading

PackageKit is now an established project with a team of developers, and stable front-ends to KDE and GNOME. In this presentation I'll explain what progress we've made in the last year, and what direction the projects are heading. This talk will focus on how application authors can leverage PackageKit, and what PackageKit is now allowing applications to do. We will talk about unresolved issues such as application installation, config file handling (during the transaction) and dealing with complex package management tasks in an abstract daemon.

There will be time left for questions and discussion. It is expected the audience will be technically skilled, and possess a comprehensive understanding of package management.