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Re: Packagekit spamming syslog




On 2018-05-02, Tony van der Hoff <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Running fully up to date stretch, I'm seeing the following in my syslog
> every 5 minutes:
>
> May  2 15:55:25 tony-lx PackageKit: refresh-cache transaction
> /144833_aadbeecc from uid 1000 finished with success after 2225ms
> May  2 15:55:27 tony-lx PackageKit: get-updates transaction
> /144834_dacaaceb from uid 1000 finished with success after 1502ms
> May  2 15:55:27 tony-lx PackageKit: get-updates transaction
> /144835_cdcacaca from uid 1000 finished with success after 452ms
> May  2 15:55:28 tony-lx PackageKit: get-updates transaction
> /144837_aabccdcd from uid 1000 finished with success after 496ms
> May  2 15:55:29 tony-lx PackageKit: get-updates transaction
> /144838_bddedcad from uid 1000 finished with success after 451ms
>
> Can someone please explain why PackageKit needs to update so often, and
> maybe how to tame it.

There's a bug report looks relevant:

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=881787

Jason Rodrigues in that thread suspects the KDE update notifier (he
removed 'apper', finding no other palliative measure).

Of course if you're not running KDE (or apper) it must be--implacable
logic--something else.

> Thanks,
> Tony
>


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