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David Kalnischkies 866893a619 put fetch errors in 'source' on our errorstack 9 years ago
abicheck fix typo in the test for abi-compliance-checker 9 years ago
apt-inst compression-neutral message for missing data.tar member 9 years ago
apt-pkg refactor onError relabeling of DestFile as '.FAILED' 9 years ago
apt-private put fetch errors in 'source' on our errorstack 9 years ago
buildlib reenable automatic parallel build of APT 9 years ago
cmdline put fetch errors in 'source' on our errorstack 9 years ago
debian Fix typo in apt-private/ Thanks to Benjamin Keresa. Closes: #724073 9 years ago
doc allow Pre-Install-Pkgs hooks to get info over an FD != stdin 9 years ago
dselect dselect/install: add new DSELECT_UPGRADE_OPTS="-f" 9 years ago
ftparchive ftparchive/ fix "skip empty lines" code, the pointer needs to get de-referenced first 9 years ago
methods handle complete responses to https range requests 9 years ago
po Complete Italian translation 9 years ago
test tests: fix some problems travis encounters 9 years ago
.bzrignore * doc/examples/sources.list: 10 years ago
.gitignore build the en manpages in subdirectory doc/en 9 years ago
.travis.yml add missing "make test" for travis 9 years ago
AUTHORS AUTHORS: updated again 12 years ago
COMPILING * buildlib/ 10 years ago
COPYING merged r1811 from lp:~donkult/apt/experimenal 13 years ago
COPYING.GPL QT1 license exception 18 years ago
Makefile squash merge of the feature/apt-binary branch without the changes from experimental 9 years ago
README.MultiArch Remove the "pseudopackage" handling of Architecture: all packages for 11 years ago
README.ddtp * added README.ddtp 17 years ago
README.make Fix some typos in docs and translations (thanks to timeless, closes: 368665) 14 years ago
README.progress-reporting * include a human readable string for the MediaChange status-fd message as well 17 years ago unset LANGUAGE for showing [Y/n] answer hints 9 years ago * example mirror failure cgi 16 years ago
prepare-release make autoconf happy by "mv configure.{in,ac}" 9 years ago


Install-progress reporting 

If the apt options: "APT::Status-Fd" is set, apt will send status
reports to that fd. The status information is seperated with a ':',
there are the following status conditions:

status = {"pmstatus", "dlstatus", "conffile-prompt", "error", "media-change" }

The reason for using a fd instead of a OpProgress class is that many
apt frontend fork a (vte) terminal for the actual installation.

The reason to do the mapping and l10n of the dpkg states to human
readable (and translatable) strings is that this way the translation
needs to be done only once for all frontends.

Status of the package manager (dpkg). This is send when packages
are installed/removed.

PkgName = the name of the package
TotalPercentage = the total progress between [0..100]
description = a i18ned human readable decription of the current action

# ./apt-get install -o APT::Status-Fd=2 3dchess >/dev/null
pmstatus:3dchess:20:Preparing 3dchess
pmstatus:3dchess:40:Unpacking 3dchess
pmstatus:3dchess:60:Preparing to configure 3dchess
pmstatus:3dchess:80:Configuring 3dchess
pmstatus:3dchess:100:Installed 3dchess

pmerror:deb:TotalPercentage:error string

pmerror: /var/cache/apt/archives/krecipes_0.8.1-0ubuntu1_i386.deb : 75% : trying to overwrite `/usr/share/doc/kde/HTML/en/krecipes/krectip.png', which is also in package krecipes-data

pmconffile:conffile:percent:'current-conffile' 'new-conffile' useredited distedited

media-change:medium:drive:human-readable string

media-change: Ubuntu 5.10 _Breezy Badger_ - Alpha i386 (20050830):/cdrom/:Please insert the disc labeled: 'Ubuntu 5.10 _Breezy Badger_ - Alpha i386 (20050830)' in the drive '/cdrom/' and press enter.


AlreadyDownloaded = the number of already downloaded packages
TotalPercentage = the total progress between [0..100]
description = a i18ned human readable decription of the current action

dlstatus:1:9.05654:Downloading file 1 of 3 (4m40s remaining)
dlstatus:1:9.46357:Downloading file 1 of 3 (4m39s remaining)
dlstatus:1:9.61022:Downloading file 1 of 3 (4m38s remaining)