gpk-update-viewer vs. yum
D. Hugh Redelmeier
hugh at mimosa.com
Sat Jun 19 14:01:08 UTC 2010
| From: BeartoothHOS <beartooth at comcast.net>
| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 18:51:05 +0000 (UTC)
| Is it just me??
| I've noticed, on several machines (PC, laptop, netbook) that if
| the machine has no connection, or thinks it has none, the gpk function
| claims there are no updates; but if I doubt that and run yum update, it
| may immediately get over a hundred -- or at least report a failure to
| Couldn't gpk do the same??
I've just experienced this. It seems to be related to
<https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=543871> but that is
marked as closed having been fixed for Fedora 13.
To compound the problem, when I enable the network using nm,
gpk-update-viewer still reports "All software is up to date" without
bothering to use the now-available network connection.
I've got several other grumbles that I've mentioned in
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