[packagekit] Showing package errors

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 14:07:24 PST 2009

On Sat, 2009-01-31 at 20:19 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Running rawhide,  some of the usual package errors are shown by 
> PackageKit. Unfortunately, it doesn't show the associated package names.

Do you mean the warnings? We should probably prefix them with the
package name if that's available. Can you file a bug in RH bugzilla
please, and I'll add it to my queue.

> While it is possible to guess from the errors in some cases, it would be 
> much better for PackageKit to show the names as well. I suspect the 
> current method of notification is too noisy and not useful at all.

Agree, see below.

> Would prefer it to show a single icon that stores all the errors and let 
> me file bug reports after I finish with the update.

That's exactly what I did a few days ago, they'll be a new release in
rawhide on Monday.


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