[packagekit] Res: PolicyKit, PackageKit or apt backend

James Westby jw+debian at jameswestby.net
Tue Aug 19 08:59:48 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 11:49 -0400, Ken VanDine wrote:
> I really don't think restarting dbus on a update is a good idea.
> Restarts actually can break lots of apps and I have never found a good
> use case to do it.  For example, if you move to gdm 2.22 or greater,
> restarting dbus will kill the login session... which is not good :)

Debian doesn't restart dbus, it tells it to reload its config.

This doesn't bring the system crashing down, but it can have
some more subtle problems.



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