yum-updatesd in F8?

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 21:24:43 UTC 2007

On 10/9/07, Lubomir Kundrak <lkundrak at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 17:01 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > 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.
> First experience of every new Fedora user ever after clean installation
> is pop-up message about that the packages are available, and then
> response that "software information" is blocked when he selects to view
> the updates. Awful.

I faced the little popup onCentos5/Gnome for my first time.. I didn't
run into a blocking scenario when I clicked on it.

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