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

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at
Mon Jun 18 21:01:51 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 4:53 PM, Lennart Poettering
<mzerqung at> wrote:
> Well, even if Mozilla "fixed" that, such a solution wouldn't work for OS
> updates, already due to privilege reasons. i.e. "pre-staging" changes as
> root which are applied when a user does something simply cannot work if
> you care about security or supporting multi-user systems.

Cannot is a strong word.  For example, an update process can hang
around and watch for all instances process to go away while some
notification facility nags users to restarted.  Or on close the DE can
signal the staged upgrade to go through, or just automatic on reboot.

Reboots on triggered from the desktop environment certainly no more
multi-user hostile than that.

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