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Re: Any possibility of getting this software installer coded and in fedora (9 or 10)?



On Mon, 2008-02-11 at 16:20 -0500, Christopher Aillon wrote:
> On 02/11/2008 03:51 PM, Mark wrote:
>   > Well.. i personally think that programs that need to be fast (package
> > management needs that in my opinion) can't be written in python simply
> > because it's not the fastest language if you go for performance. 
> 
> For what it's worth, PackageKit, its yum backend, and its GNOME frontend 
> are written in C.

 I think you mean the backend is written in C _and_ python, which is not
quite the same thing. Roughly (AIUI) it's:

 vanilla yum

python    python
app    => yum API

 PK yum

C      C           C      C        python        python
app => PK libs => dbus => PK BE => BE helpers => yum API

-- 
James Antill <james fedoraproject com>
Fedora


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