[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#766029: Bug#766029: chromium: Display message when restart is needed

Michael Gilbert mgilbert at debian.org
Mon Oct 20 23:32:15 UTC 2014

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 5:47 AM, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
> I would like it when users get a message on the desktop when a restart of
> Chromium is needed, because of a (security) upgrade.
> Background: as a sysadmin I use Debian with Gnome on many desktops, the users
> do not do the upgrades themself in most cases. Some users do not reboot often.
> They get sometimes strange errors after an upgrade. After a restart of the
> browser everything works fine again.

checkrestart from the debian-goodies package can do that, but it's a
command-line tool.

A better solution would be a general service that all packages can
rely on.  Someone would need to volunteer to work on that.

Best wishes,

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