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kmaraas at gnome.org
Wed Feb 16 08:01:41 UTC 2011
ti., 15.02.2011 kl. 21.25 -0800, skrev Adam Williamson:
> On Tue, 2011-02-15 at 21:45 -0500, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> > On 02/15/2011 09:06 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2011-02-15 at 23:30 +0100, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
> > >> <snip>
> > >> that lettel "ł" caused it. Second issue - I don't have a "restart"
> > >
> > > We definitely need reports on such 'odd' (i.e. not US ASCII...)
> > > character set issues, i18n issues etc - can you double-check it and file
> > > the issue if it's reproducible? Thanks.
> > >
> > >> option in Gnome menu.
> > >
> > > That is a, ahem, policy decision.
> > Hi, Adam,
> > Could you say some more about the policy decision or point to a msg or
> > whatever. Need to understand what is going on.
> It was discussed during the Test Day. I don't have a web reference for
> this exact issue, but the position of the design team is that they think
> the only common use case for rebooting is to boot into a different
> operating system in a multi-boot configuration, and they want to handle
> that as a special case somehow (a direct 'reboot to Windows' option has
> been suggested). They don't believe there are any sufficiently common
> use cases for rebooting other than that one to justify the added
> complexity of providing it as an option. (Desktop team, please correct
> me if I'm representing this wrong).
We still have to reboot to use a newly installed kernel. Isn't that a
valid enough use case for this? Aren't there other kinds of updates that
mandate a reboot as well?
gnome-packagekit has several strings referring to restart being needed
after updating system packages...
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