Does firefox upgrades need some pre/post install love to close and restart firefox during upgrades

Adam Pribyl pribyl at
Mon Nov 16 11:31:18 UTC 2009

On Mon, 16 Nov 2009, Kamil Paral wrote:
> I can tell you what Ubuntu does in case Firefox is updated. It pops up a
> dialog saying "Firefox has just been upgraded, it needs to be restarted".
> And there is a button "Perform action now". We can investigate how they
> do it and implement it also in Fedora, it would be user-friendly.
> By the way, the dialog is pretty generic, I think it also informs the
> user about other apps that has been updated and are currently running.
> But I don't remember seeing that notification for something other than
> Firefox. But for Firefox, it works.

This is something like PackageKit does if kernel is update in Fedora 
right? Then the notification is already possible...

Adam Pribyl

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