packages requiring me to reboot...

Peter Jones pjones at
Wed Dec 16 16:48:19 UTC 2009

On 12/16/2009 11:43 AM, Seth Vidal wrote:
> you're an experienced user? You're comfortable knowing what does and
> what does not require a reboot? Then why are you using PK?
> Disable pk and do the updates directly via yum.
> Bam - no more requests to reboot.

I get what you're saying, and it's kindof a fair point, but there's also
some utility to having the system automatically, proactively notify you
of updates.


For some reason it has always seemed to me that the term software 
engineering contains some very optimistic assumptions about the 
nature of reality.

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