Looking at Package Management for Karmic or Karmic+1

Erich Jansen erich at stoptouchingmethere.com
Mon Apr 6 07:22:10 UTC 2009

Jan Claeys wrote:
> Op maandag 06-04-2009 om 00:43 uur [tijdzone -0400], schreef Mackenzie
> Morgan:
>> On Sunday 05 April 2009 11:55:10 pm Jan Claeys wrote:
>>> Actually, a running firefox shows you a warning and a restart button (or
>>> at least it did?) if it's older than the on-disk version.  I guess
>>> that's part of the ubufox extension?
>> Yes, it does, but um...that kinda sucks. "I, the computer, demand that you, 
>> the user, stop what you are doing and restart your browser NOW, losing all 
>> your work in the process.  This is not optional.  I will barf if you try to 
>> continue with your work or save it in any way, such as submitting that blog 
>> post you just spent an hour writing."
> Doesn't restarting preserve the form contents?  (I never really tried.)
> Anyway there might be some issues with it indeed.  Maybe firefox updates
> should warn the users beforehand, somehow?  I'm not sure how that would
> work though.  Maybe delaying upgrades until shutdown *is* the right
> solution?
Yes it will preserve all your data for the restart. (just tried it out 
in a VM)

Erich Matthew Jansen
erich at stoptouchingmethere.com

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