Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 448019
Upgraded everything when I only agreed to security updates
Last modified: 2008-05-28 07:53:08 EDT
Description of problem:
Package kit applet offered important security updates to three gnutls packages.
When I agreed it upgraded ALL packages with absolutely no indication that was
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
First time I've tried it.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Package kit applet offers 3 gnutls security update packages
2. Click button to agree to updates
Over 50 rpms were upgraded on the system (including one that broke X for me.
Absolutely no indication was given at any stage that other upgrades were being
Only the security updates I agreed to should be installed.
Did you get notified with a notification bubble?
Yes the security updates were enumerated in a notification bubble.
Well, the code assumes you want all updates. What is sane to do here - do we
just update the three gnutls packages that we advertised, or all the other
packages too? Should we just fix the wording?
From a user's point of view I think it's clear that if I get offered three
security updates and a button that says update or install it should just do
Maybe you could add a separate clearly marked button for a full update and a
note on how many packages that would apply. Maybe "Install security updates" and
"Install all available updates".
It is very likely that I'm going to want to install just the security updates
when offered, and leave bug fixes/feature enhancements as they interest me.
Created attachment 306924 [details]
something like this?
This is what I've added into git master.
Looks great, thanks!