automatic reminder of 'software update' when installing a new build

Daniel Drake dsd at
Wed Jan 7 07:01:30 EST 2009

On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 6:42 AM, Mikus Grinbergs <mikus at> wrote:
> The "software update" facility assumes that a connection to the
> network is already available when it gets to run.  If conditions are
> such that the network connection has *not* been set up when booting
> completes, should the action bar to request "software update" still
> be automatically presented as the first thing the user sees ?

This is

It has been known for a while, but is non-trivial to implement and
nobody has stepped up so far. It is also not quite as simple as
delaying the update message: after an OS upgrade, it is important to
inform the user straight away that their activities might not work
until they run the activity updater.


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