Fedora 19 Update: zif-0.3.6-1.fc19

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-05-08 19:28:15

Name        : zif
Product     : Fedora 19
Version     : 0.3.6
Release     : 1.fc19
URL         : http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/zif/
Summary     : Simple wrapper for rpm and the Fedora package metadata
Description :
Zif is a simple yum-compatible library that provides read-write
access to the rpm database and the Fedora metadata for PackageKit.

Zif is not designed as a replacement to yum, nor to be used by end users.

Update Information:

- New upstream release
- PackageKit now allow local active users to install signed software without prompting for authentication. If you need to change this you will need to either install a PolicyKit override or just patch the policy file.
- Added Provides property to retrieve which Provides the backend supports
- Allow clients to call org.freedesktop.DBus.Peer
- browser-plugin: Do not crash when running an installed package that is upgradable
- Do not install the bash-completion code in /etc
- Do not use _UTF8Writer when using python3
- Don't abort the daemon if the client requests a property that does not exist
- Don't use the default main context in sync PkClient methods
- Expose the transaction flags on the .Transaction object
- Pause for 10 seconds if an error occurred before restarting systemd-updates
- Remove the prepared-updates file if any relevant state was changed
- Support getting the distro-id from /etc/os-release
- Use PIE to better secure installed tools and also use full RELRO in the daemon
- Use the correct session method to fix font installation in pk-gtk-module
- Write a pre-failure status file in case the update transaction crashes
- yum: Ensure conf.cache is set before repo.cache is created
- yum: Ignore errors when removing packages to work out the requires list
- zif: Do not issue a critical warning when doing WhatProvides
- zif: Use the same speedup used in libzif upstream


This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update zif' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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