Bug 428548 - Package Updater window becomes unresponsive very often
Package Updater window becomes unresponsive very often
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-12 23:05 EST by Praveen A
Modified: 2008-05-28 15:00 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-28 15:00:32 EDT
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screenshot of unresponsive package updater windows (579.48 KB, image/png)
2008-01-12 23:05 EST, Praveen A
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Description Praveen A 2008-01-12 23:05:23 EST
Description of problem:

Package updater window become unresponsive very often which makes tracking of
the update progress impossible.

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

How reproducible:

When there is a lot of updates available

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run package updater
2. Move on to other windows
3. Come back to package updater window
Actual results:

It does not respond (see attached screenshot)
Expected results:
Progress of update

Additional info:

Is it running with a low priority? I have noticed the same behaviour in two
Comment 1 Praveen A 2008-01-12 23:05:23 EST
Created attachment 291487 [details]
screenshot of unresponsive package updater windows
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2008-05-28 15:00:32 EDT
This is because we don't run with threads (because threads + rpmdb access has
some significant downsides and risks of corruption).  gnome-packagekit in Fedora
9 works around this differently.  Not relaly going to make any pirut changes at
this point for it

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