Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 594467
PackageKit should prevent shutdown if update is running
Last modified: 2010-12-03 09:31:15 EST
This is RFE.
Description of problem:
With automated updates of packages by PackageKit I have to fix from time to time computers with duplicate packages, half installed packages etc. The reason is, that users click on updating their system, then they forget update is running in background and shuts down the computer. Would it be possible for PackageKit to prevent shutdowns while update is running or cleanly finish/interrupt the update proces on shutdown?
It should already inhibit logging out. How do users shutdown the system?
Well, those are mostly only users, that hardly know any tricks how to shutdown uncleanly, my guess is they just click on System/Shutdown/Shutdown - at least that is what one told me. Is shutdown the same thing as logging out in this case?
I tried it now on F13 myself. Downgraded a few package by yum, PackageKit appears with information about updates. Clicked on it and Install updates, then System/Shutdown/Shutdown. The last thing I saw was dependency resolution, then system shut down. After restart yum shows
"There are unfinished transactions remaining. You might consider running yum-complete-transaction first to finish them." I am not sure when PK should raise the "no logout" flag, but for sure it does not work right after clicking Install updates and during dependency resolution.
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