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

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Sun Jun 17 09:51:44 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 02:57:30PM +0200, Jochen Schmitt wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 05:15:53PM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > #topic ticket 869 F18 Feature: Offline Updates using systemd and
> > packagekit -
> > 
> > .fesco 869
> The titel of this feature is a lttle 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.
> This features is inpractical of server systems where you want to
> avoid reboots to minimizize downtimes.


This is another case where we ape the misfeatures of Mac OS X and
Windows, instead of doing it better (cf. Wayland, GNOME 3, etc)


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