Fedora updates getting more like Windows every day

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 20:10:37 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-22 at 10:17 -0700, Brian Mury wrote:
> If an update requires a service restart, it would be nice if
> package-kit
> would tell me that, instead of telling me a reboot is required. Even
> nicer would be if it would restart the service for me :-).

I don't use package-kit, but yum-utils contains a clever little Python
script called needs-restarting which you can run after updating:

"""Report a list of process ids of programs that started 
                    running before they or some component they use were updated."""

Very useful.


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