[packagekit] Yum backend RequireReboot

Tim Lauridsen tla at rasmil.dk
Tue Oct 2 23:11:08 PDT 2007

David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 18:57 +0200, Tim Lauridsen wrote:
>> yum/rpm don't care if the system need a reboot to use the updated
>> packages, it is only i high level gui, this kind of stuff is
>> interesting.
>> we could make a /etc/packagekit-backend.conf and write a list of
>> reboot packages into the conf file.
> I think the point is that it's a lot more preferable to be able to
> specify this on a per-package basis (e.g. in the RPM spec file for each
> package requiring a reboot) and then have this data propagated into the
> update meta data.
>      David
That will be the best way to do it, but it will need some changes to 
rpm, rpmbuild, createrepo & yum.
Maybe adding it as a selection in bodhi and get it into the extra update 
metadata, is a easier way to go :)

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