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Bug 7351 - Up2date batch requires X
Summary: Up2date batch requires X
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Preston Brown
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-11-26 16:28 UTC by Ash
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-24 18:44:05 UTC

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Description Ash 1999-11-26 16:28:53 UTC
I use Redhat for a few remote firewall and standalone servers where I do
not bother to install X on the system. Also I am many times supporting
these machines remotely over ssh regardless of X being installed or not.

Up2date, even in batch mode, requires the existance of X. This makes it
impossible to use on several of the systems I administer. Unfortunately the
change to gpg signatures, while a GoodThing(tm), breaks freshrpms, the
other such tool that came out a while back.

This leaves me with -no- way to remotely upgrade packages on a Redhat 6.1

Comment 1 Jonathan Kamens 1999-12-16 11:24:59 UTC
I don't know if the following patch fixes *all* the dependencies on X, but it
fixes at least one that I discovered while attempting to use up2date in batch
mode last night -- it prevents up2date from trying to update the GUI progres bar
when that progress bar doesn't exist.

--- /usr/share/up2date/	Wed Nov  3 15:21:48 1999
+++ /tmp/up2date/	Thu Dec 16 06:30:26 1999
@@ -134,23 +134,22 @@
 	    return cid

     def setProgress(self, amount, total):
+	if not self.gui:
+	    return
-	if not self.gui:
-	    return
-	else:
-	    if total != 0:
-		i = (amount + 1.0) / total
-		if i > 1:
-		    i = 1.0
-		elif i < 0:
-		    i = 0
-	    else:
+	if total != 0:
+	    i = (amount + 1.0) / total
+	    if i > 1:
+		i = 1.0
+	    elif i < 0:
 		i = 0
-	    threads_enter()
-	    self.gui.progressBar.update(i)
-	    threads_leave()
+	else:
+	    i = 0
+	threads_enter()
+	self.gui.progressBar.update(i)
+	threads_leave()

     def setActivity(self):

Comment 2 Preston Brown 2000-02-24 18:44:59 UTC
fixed for 6.2.

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