[PATCH setup libsolv, v2] Let the user review added dependencies

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Thu Jan 25 03:25:00 GMT 2018

On 1/24/2018 3:30 PM, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 22/01/2018 17:37, Ken Brown wrote:
>> If the solver found no problems but added packages to resolve
>> dependencies, ask the user whether they want to review the added
>> packages before proceeding.
>> If they answer Yes, go back to the chooser with the 'Pending' view
>> selected.  The implementation adds several new members to the
>> PrereqChecker class so that the latter can communicate with the
>> chooser page.
> As discussed, this approach could be confusing.
> Attached is a slightly different approach, which adds a new page to 
> review and confirm what actions we're going to take.
> For the moment, this just contains a simple text report, but I guess 
> this could be extended e.g. to use a grid control, or give reasons for 
> why packages are being installed.

I like this a lot.  It's *much* better than my approach.

My only suggestion is that you rethink what the confirm page should do 
in "download only" mode.  Maybe that page could even be skipped.  But if 
you think the user should confirm the download, there's no need to 
mention "uninstall" actions, and "install" actions should be reported as 


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