Schedule for Monday's FESCo Meeting (2012-06-18)

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Sat Jun 16 13:19:22 UTC 2012


Le samedi 16 juin 2012 à 14:57 +0200, Jochen Schmitt a écrit :
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 05:15:53PM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> 
> > #topic ticket 869 F18 Feature: Offline Updates using systemd and
> > packagekit -
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/OfflineSystemUpdates 
> > .fesco 869
> 
> The title of this feature is a little misleading for me and the
> description of the feature sounds linke Windows where you get
> the message: "Pleaae reboot your system to activate the installed
> updates".
> 
> One of the most inportant advance of Linux over Windows is the
> fact, that there are only a few situations - like kernel updates -
> which requires a reboot of your system.

In fact, this cause various subtles issues :
http://neugierig.org/software/chromium/notes/2011/08/zygote.html

I do see mysterious crash from time to time due to upgrade.
> This feature is inpractical of server systems where you want to
> avoid reboots to minimizize downtimes.

Then you can still use yum update to do it instead of doing it with
packagekit and systemd.

-- 
Michael Scherer



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