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Re: PackageKit policy: background and plans





On Fri, 20 Nov 2009, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:


otaylor wrote:

This actually is one of the big advantages of PackageKit - because the
installation is being done by a daemon rather than a process running in
your session, if the X session dies during package installation, you
won't be left with a half-completed transaction.

To what extent are yum/rpm/packagekit "transactions" databasey enough
so that they can actually be undone if the machine or process crashes
midstream?

not enough. We can sometimes recover - it really depends on where it died :(


-sv


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