gdm depends on PackageKit

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at
Mon Aug 22 20:03:55 UTC 2011

Am Montag, den 22.08.2011, 20:16 +0200 schrieb Raphael Groner: 
> Maybe it has been answered somewhere already.

Indeed, this has been discusses already at various places. Search Google
for "GNOME OS" or ask Jon McCann from the desktop team. 

> Let me just ask (again), why does gdm depend on PackageKit?

Because the GNOME folks want GDM to offer a "install updates before
shutdown" feature. For details and status please ask on
desktop at 


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