Crippling Gnome-power-manager, Why!
katzj at redhat.com
Thu Feb 16 12:38:29 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 00:21 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On 2/15/06, Jesse Keating <jkeating at j2solutions.net> wrote:
> > One (horrible) argument is that the update software (pup) asks you to
> > reboot when you install new kernels.
> So now all package management software across all distributions has to
> have an exhaustive list of packages that might need a full reboot to
> operate correctly? That's a lot to ask for methinks. Especially when
> there is no explicit way to mark a package at the packaging level in
> either debs or rpms afaik to hint that a reboot might be needed for
> correct operation.
On this tangent, note that with Luke's super spiffy update metadata
integration into repomd, we're including a flag that says "this update
needs a reboot".
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