Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 251664
The version string occupies too much space
Last modified: 2008-05-28 15:10:36 EDT
- start pirut with a local LANG
- select tab "Browse"
- select a group
- click on the button "Optional packages"
Then each line includes the full version string (1.2.3-1.fc10.x86_64), in bold
I believe that it occupies too much space and makes the list less readable.
I suggest to print it with a regular font shape (not bold), or even with a
smaller size of print.
It might be moved to the end of the long line, parenthesized.
Or it might even be moved to a separate window which would display aditional
ifnormation for the rpm; see the proposal in bug 251663.
The same problem appears during the installation of Fedora, but since I suppose
the installer uses the same Python code, I file the bug only once. Please clone
[I apologize for the wrong summary; fixed now.]
Actually, the same problem appears on all three tabs (Browse, Search, and List).
I suggest to add the version string to the "Package Details"; perhaps the first
line before the "Description" could contain a status info: version string and size.
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This isn't going to get changed at this point as pirut is pretty much entirely
EOL'd and only getting critical fixes for older releases. In Fedora 9 and
later, any such concerns can be filed against PackageKit/gnome-packagekit.