On Oct 7, 2016 1:29 PM, "Frank Ch. Eigler" <fche@redhat.com> wrote:
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> >> > [...]  I always run dnf manually from the
> >> > command line, in a VT logged in as root.  And I can run X while doing
> >> > this and I've never had a dnf update issue.
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> To the extent that the problem is that dnf gets interrupted when its
> xterm dies, can that be worked around by dnf SIG_IGN'ing SIGHUP /
> SIGPIPE?  Users could still deliberately interrupt it with SIGINT, but a
> terminal closure could in theory let it finish unmolested.
>

Python is weird^Wspecial.  See the bug I opened.