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Re: Yum nit-pick !



2009/4/4 Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at>:
> Frank Cox wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 04 Apr 2009 16:33:47 -0400
>> William Case wrote:
>>
>>> Could yum packages be set up to leave a message in the notification area
>>> or on the desk top when something has been downloaded and/or upgraded
>>> that requires a re-boot or a re-login. I recently received a new kernel
>>> and a new Evolution library upgrade.  Both required a re-boot.
>>
>> PackageKit does that.
>
> s/PackageKit/gnome-packagekit/
>
> While gnome-packagekit does that, the current KPackageKit just writes a
> sentence in the update details and otherwise does nothing with the
> information.
>
One of the reasons I don't use packagekit either is I can't see the
download size and progress if I want to. (other than a windows-like
bar) What seems strange to me is, why is this feature available with
yum but not with packagekit? However the notifications given by
gnome-packagekit are pretty cool.

-- 
Suvayu

Open source is the future. It sets us free.


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