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Re: yum-updatesd in F8?



On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 15:52 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> 1) Does yum-updatesd still block yum and piruit? Causes newbies some headaches.

You can't have multiple things doing transactions at the same time.  It
just _can't_ be guaranteed to work.  Both yum and pirut should now let
you easily retry (or exit out).  Also, the main reason things were
getting blocked was deadlocking of yum-updatesd in threading land.  This
can't really happen now.

> 2) Does the GUI (pup?) work in KDE?

pup has always worked in KDE...   the applet should work in KDE now if I
remember the bug correctly[1].  If not, please file something.

> 3) Is there a silent download, interactive install mode?

Yep, just like always.  But should be more reliable now.

Jeremy

[1] A GtkStatusIcon that started out hidden would never show up in the
KDE panel when you made the GtkStatusIcon visible.


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