[packagekit] Getting updates whilst updating system

Ken VanDine ken at vandine.org
Tue Oct 23 08:36:31 PDT 2007

I vote for option 4, tell the user their the an update running...
possible wait or let the user re-queue.  But we should tell we are
"doing something".


On 10/23/07, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> If we are in the middle of a UpdateSystem call, and the user opens up
> the update viewer, what are we supposed to do?
> 1. Queue the transaction, so the user just gets the pulsating bar for
> ~15 minutes
> 2. Return "No updates available"
> 3. Return the cached list of updates that we are installing
> 1 is what we do now, and is less than great. 3 would let the user queue
> two update transactions, which probably isn't what we want.
> Comments?
> Richard.
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Ken VanDine

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