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Bug#582465: plasma-desktop: plasma-desktop crashes when upgrading to 4:4.4.3-1 while logged in


On penktadienis 21 Gegužė 2010 17:47:39 Raphael Geissert wrote:
> > On penktadienis 21 Gegužė 2010 02:30:38 Raphael Geissert wrote:
> > > When upgrading to version 4:4.4.3-1 while a user is logged in, the
> > > plasma- desktop process crashes. Any attempt to bring it back is futile
> > > as the libraries it needs are gone by then.
> > 
> > Upgrades (especially major) when KDE is running are not supported
> > upstream. If nothing crashes, it is pure luck. I don't understand how
> > can you except something different.
> I refuse to believe that.

Use google.

> How are non-technical users supposed to upgrade
> then?

First of all, we do not have to nitpick all issues about in-testing or in-sid 
upgrades, only stable upgrades. When upgrading from KDE 3.5, a user will get a 
debconf note that it is not recommended to do upgrades when KDE is running. I 
think that's enough.

Now back to your original question, you should really read Debian's own 
release notes before complaining [1].


> You may say a smart upgrade manager should be used so that it installs the
> major version once all users are logged out if you wish, but it doesn't
> exist yet.
> No surprise Debian and Ubuntu use GNOME by default.

Seriously, you are not helping anyone with this trollish statement. If you 
can't live without "smart upgrade manager", you are free and welcome to work 
on it. But there is no bug as far as we are concerned (two arguments stated 

Modestas Vainius <modestas@vainius.eu>

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