On 08/01/2017 03:58 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
On Tue, Aug 01, 2017 at 02:41:57PM +0100, Kalev Lember wrote:
>>> Keep in mind that GNOME Software already only checks for
>>> non-security updates weekly. So it will actually take as much as two
>> Doesn't it check daily but only *alert* weekly? AFAIK there's no way to
>> just ask our servers for security updates; the process is to ask for
>> any updates, and then select only the security ones. (Right?)
> Yes, this is correct. Check daily; alert daily if there are security
> updates. Otherwise alert weekly.
And in the meantime, even without an alert, the updates are _available_
if you look in Software, right?
Yep, exactly. gnome-software downloads updates daily and prepares them
in the background and makes them available if you open up gnome-software
and go to the updates page. They are also available in the gnome-shell
shutdown dialog as soon as they are downloaded.
The user notifications however are done weekly if there are no security