FC8 yum-updatesd-helper hangs

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Tue Nov 13 02:37:11 UTC 2007

Jim Cornette wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Jim Cornette wrote:
>>> There is a bug filed for this problem that was already posted earlier 
>>> in another thread. I believe the daemon program was designed to 
>>> download without warning.
>> It merely checks for metadata by default so that Pup can notify the 
>> user of new updates if any. Does not download any packages though it 
>> could be configured to auto download or install packages in the 
>> background.
>> Rahul
> I cannot even find a trace of the thread where the bug report led me to 
> misinterpret what the updatesd-helper does. If all it does by default is 
> download metadata, why would it hang now in Fedora 8?

There is a bugzilla report with more details but I suspect



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