Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 499929
RFE: packagekit stops updating attempts after N attempts
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:14:20 EDT
Description of problem:
If mirror is not up to date, packagekit registers a dependency resolution failure and tries again 2 seconds later. This is an annoyance because the update applet spams the desktop with error messages. This probably also isn't great for the mirror.
Suggested fix is to put a delay between subsequent update attempts if multiple updates fail due to dependency resolution. Another option is to connect to another mirror.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set software updates to automatic
2. Find an obsolete mirror (or wait till one finds you)
Is this behaviour better with Fedora 10 or Fedora rawhide?
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