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Re: rawhide report: 20070725 changes



On Wed, 2007-07-25 at 10:23 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-07-25 at 03:33 -0400, Build System wrote:
> > New package yum-updatesd
> > 	Update notification daemon
> 
> FYI -- this is a new and reworked yum-updatesd that should hopefully
> help with some of the complaints that I have been had.  The *big* change
> is that it's bit split into two pieces:
> * The actual daemon.  This is small, listens to dbus, and doesn't ever
> touch the rpmdb, etc.  Which should keep its memory footprint low.
> * Helper process that's forked off to do actual update checks
> (+downloads +installs if so configured).  Helper isn't threaded, which
> should avoid some of the problems that have been cropping up.

Now that we've got system bus activation landing in Rawhide anytime soon
(it was recently committed upstream) you probably don't even need to
start yum-updatesd at all.

       David



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