PackageKit-Qt Updated With Qt5 Port, Offline Updates & Performance Improvement
Written by Michael Larabel in Qt on 12 January 2018 at 10:00 AM EST. 1 Comment
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The PackageKit-Qt project that provides Qt bindings for PackageKit has simultaneously released versions v0.10 and v1.0.

PackageKit-Qt 0.10 contains the new Qt5 port that is used by default while PackageKit-Qt 1.0 is to match the PackageKit 1.0.0 API.

With the last PackageKit-Qt being from September 2016, there's a lot of changes in the new release. Besides getting the Qt5 port ready, PackageKit-Qt has also completed its offline updates interface, API cleansing, and a performance improvement to parsing packaging IDs.

Those wanting to learn more about the latest PackageKit-Qt happenings can do so via this blog post or via PackageKit-Qt on GitHub.

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