Bug 218572 - Puplet right-click -> refresh does not work
Puplet right-click -> refresh does not work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2006-12-05 22:58 EST by Bernard Johnson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-10 15:16:32 EDT
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screenshot of bad behaviour (42.10 KB, image/png)
2007-01-11 08:04 EST, Hal Canary
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Description Bernard Johnson 2006-12-05 22:58:07 EST
Description of problem:
Puplet refresh does not work.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Let system run without logging out.
2.  Wait until updates are available.
3.  Right-click -> refresh puplet.  Watch it tell you nothing is new.
4.  Run "yum update".  Notice that there are things that are new.

I've notice upon reboot when I log back in, I tend to be notified of new packages.
Actual results:
Puplet does not refresh.

Expected results:
New packages found.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-12-06 11:10:00 EST
Can you try stopping the yum-updatesd service, and then running it from a
terminal as root with:
  /usr/sbin/yum-updatesd --no-fork

And then see if there are any errors when you refresh?
Comment 2 Bernard Johnson 2006-12-06 15:14:23 EST
No, there are no errors.

When I turned on my computer today, it said there were 3 package updates
available.  I stopped yum-updatesd and ran it from a terminal as you suggested.
 A refresh showed that there were still 3 packages available.  No errors were
reported in the terminal.

A "yum update" from another terminal revealed that there were 12 packages
available for update.

A refresh of Puplet show 3 packages available.

Comment 3 Bernard Johnson 2006-12-06 15:18:42 EST
I also tried killing Puplet and restarting it and it still reports 3 packages.
Comment 4 Hal Canary 2007-01-11 08:04:20 EST
Created attachment 145337 [details]
screenshot of bad behaviour

Exiting Puplet and restarting it still shows that I have no updates.  Running
Pup shows that I have 10 updates.

$ rpm -qf `which puplet`
Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2007-08-10 15:16:32 EDT
With updated yum-updatesd and pirut packages currently in rawhide, the behavior
is far more solid.  The set will be pushed back as an F7 update soon

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