[packagekit] Your Up Date Application
hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 04:27:11 PDT 2009
On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 11:48 AM, Rahul Sundaram
<sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On 06/02/2009 03:53 PM, Richard Hughes wrote:
>> On Tue, 2009-03-31 at 23:20 -0400, Fred Walker wrote:
>>> Just a suggestion for your up-date application. I currently have Fedora
>>> 10 installed. I have a very slow dial-up connection. It is all that is
>>> available where I live at this time. Therefore it would be nice if your
>>> Up-date application allowed for a specific time under the daily check
>>> for up dates. I would like to set mine for 1:00 AM so this task could
>>> run while I am sleeping. I'm sure others would find this useful also.
>>> Anyway thanks for your work.
>> I've forwarded this to the mailing list, I hope this is okay. Would
>> anyone else find this functionality useful?
> Yes. There are some ISP's plans where night time doesn't have a
> bandwidth cap for example. It is useful to be able to do this.
I'm not sure of the UI for this... add another entry to the combo box:
| At a specific time
Or just make sensitive a checkbox when daily is selected:
[ X ] At a specific time
And then provide a drop down combobox:
Or is there a generic time selector we should use? Ideas welcome.
Also, if the user has specified daily as the policy and the time set
to 2AM, what do we do if the user never leaves the computer switched
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