It's like you didn't listen to the arguments when this feature was implemented in
Fedora years ago, and continue not to.
You're wrong, and the fact that you keep insisting you're not is frankly
If you really believe you're correct, try to kill your X server in the middle of an
upgrade... Or simply re-read the tons of examples in the old threads.
----- Original Message -----
> Debarshi Ray wrote:
> > How about reliable online updates of running applications as a
> > benefit?
> Upgrading RPM applications online just works. I do it all the time. The KDE
> tools do not even implement offline updates (and IMHO that's a good thing).
> The worst that can happen is that some recalcitrant applications (by far the
> minority) need to be restarted after updating (or if you upgraded the whole
> desktop, then your session may need to be restarted after updating). Until
> you do that, the current session may be "hosed" to some extent, but
> restarting will fix it. It is surely the lesser evil than forcing a complete
> system reboot before the update as GNOME does now. I never had a hosed
> system. In most cases, I just run the updates and continue working without
> even restarting anything, it just works.
> This issue is being deeply blown out of proportion.
> Kevin Kofler
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