Bug 863856 - Annoyance: "Could not get updates, Failed to process request, Operation was cancelled" (due to a change in yum-packagekit)
Annoyance: "Could not get updates, Failed to process request, Operation was c...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-settings-daemon (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-10-07 16:57 EDT by Elad Alfassa
Modified: 2014-02-05 17:49 EST (History)
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Description Elad Alfassa 2012-10-07 16:57:03 EDT
Due to the recent change in yum-packagekit, invoking yum will ask packagekitd to quit. If gpk was looking for updates when this happened, a cryptic warning window will pop up (modal windows without parent windows look terrible in gnome3, btw).

I think that it should not pop up unless the user was actively using gpk-update-viewer when the operation was cancelled.
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2012-10-08 09:28:58 EDT
I've applied the following upstream:

commit 7901a81c0736c3498439cf73aefb95951e297854
Author: Richard Hughes <richard@hughsie.com>
Date:   Mon Oct 8 14:27:19 2012 +0100

    updates: Never show the user a message about a cancelled transaction
    This can happen if the user issues lots of commands using the native packaging
    tool (e.g. yum) on the command line whilst gnome-settings-daemon is trying to
    download either the updates list or the offline update packages themselves.
    Resolves: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=863856

:100644 100644 84003b5... c9feb4b... M  plugins/updates/gsd-updates-manager.c
Comment 2 Nathanael Noblet 2012-11-27 10:58:43 EST
So I'm not sure if this is the same bug however it seems similar enough that I'll report this here.

When my computer suspends *just* before it suspends I see this exact window message. When I resume the computer I get a second identical window with identical message. Same or new bug? This is F17 whereas the bug is reported against F18...

Comment 3 Nathanael Noblet 2012-11-27 12:19:07 EST
Also today just moments after I wrote that my ISP started some maintenance here. The network went down (from the modem to the internet). Randomly I got that same message after a little while.
Comment 4 purpleidea 2013-03-09 05:44:07 EST
I'm seeing this constantly on a Fresh installation of Fedora 18, with all the updates as of now.
Comment 5 Gilles Duboscq 2013-08-25 08:56:03 EDT
I'm still seeing this on Fedora 19
Comment 6 Kieran Clancy 2013-09-10 06:22:11 EDT
Seeing this with F19. I think that package management in 2013 should "just work"™, and it's disappointing to see bugs like this persist for nearly two years.
Comment 7 Michal Pomorski 2013-12-21 06:36:11 EST
Im having this with fedora 19.

There is a bug like that for F17, closed due to EOL.
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