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Release Notes for Update Center 2.2, 2.2 Update 1, and 2.2 Update 2

This document provides release information for the 2.2, 2.2 Update 1, and 2.2 Update 2 releases of Update Center.

Platform Requirements

Supported Platforms

Operating SystemArchitecturePlatform Notes
Windows XP,
Windows Vista,
Windows 2003 Server
x86 (32- and 64-bit)
MacOS X 10.4 and later PPC,
Native components of the toolkit are Mac OS X universal binaries.
Solaris 10 SPARC,
Solaris 10 8/07 (Update 4) or greater is recommended. The toolkit does not require extra patches on these versions.

On Solaris 10 3/05 through Solaris 10 11/06 (Update 3), first install these patches (or later versions of the same patches):
SPARC platform: 119963-08, 125211-01
x86 platform: 119964-08, 125212-01

Solaris 9 8/03 (Update 4) and later (CLI only) SPARC,
Only the use of pkg(5) CLI is supported on Solaris 9. Update Tool GUI and Desktop Notifier are not yet supported due to Gnome issue 310.

first install these patches (or later versions of the same patches):
SPARC platform: 112963-32, 111711-16, 111712-16.
x86 platform: 113986-26, 111713-13.

OpenSolaris 2008.11 and later x86
openSUSE 11.0 x86 (32- and 64-bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 x86 (32- and 64-bit) On 64-bit x86, first install these 32-bit compatibility rpms:
  • compat-libgcc
  • compat-gcc-32
  • compat-gcc-32-c++
  • compat-glibc
  • compat-libstdc++
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 x86 (32- and 64-bit) On 64-bit x86, first install these 32-bit compatibility rpms:
  • compat-libstd++
  • compat-libgcc
SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Server and Desktop x86 (32- and 64-bit)
Ubuntu 7.10 x86 (32- and 64-bit) On 64-bit x86, first install the ia32-libs package from the Ubuntu package repository.
Ubuntu 8.x x86 (32- and 64-bit) On 64-bit x86, first install the ia32-libs and lib32nss-mdns packages from the Ubuntu package repository.

Platforms Not Formally or Fully Tested

The following platforms have been tried successfully, but are not formally or fully tested. If you try one of them, please let us know how it goes.

Operating SystemArchitecturePlatform Notes
Windows 2008 Server x86

Platforms Not Supported

Operating SystemPlatform Notes
Windows 7 Update Center is known to be incompatible with Windows 7 due to changes in the User Access Control security model in Windows 7 as compared to Windows Vista. This incompatibility is noted in Issue 1583.

Packages in This Release

The following table shows the packages that make up Update Center 2.2, 2.2 Update 1, and 2.2 Update 2.

Package Name Package Version in 2.2 Update 2 Package Version in 2.2 Update 1 Package Version in 2.2 Description
pkg 1.111.3-30.2311 1.111.3-30.2210 1.111.3-30.2164 pkg(5) tools
pkg-extra-tools 0.2.0-30.2311 0.2.0-30.2210 0.2.0-30.2164 Extra tools for building packages and assembling distributions.
pkg-java 1.111-30.2311 1.111-30.2210 1.111-30.2164 Java API for pkg(5) plus bootstraper
pkg-toolkit 2.2.2-30.2311 2.2.1-30.2210 2.2.0-30.2164 Meta-package. Installing this will install all other packages.
pkg-toolkit-incorporation 2.2.2-30.2311 2.2.1-30.2210 2.2.0-30.2164 Incorporation. Ensures all installed packages are of the correct version.
python2.4-minimal Minimized python runtime need to support pkg and updatetool. Note that on Mac OS X the version is 2.4.5.
updatetool 2.2.2-30.2311 2.2.1-30.2210 2.2.0-30.2164 GUI tools
wxpython2.8-minimal 2.8.8-30.2311 2.8.8-30.2210 2.8.8-30.2164 WX Python runtime needed to support updatetool.

Note that all the packages in the 2.2 Update 2 release have the same value, 30.2311, for the "branch" portion of their package versions. Similarly, all the packages in the 2.2 Update 1 and 2.2 releases have the values 30.2210 and 30.2164, respectively, for their branch portions. You can use these branch values to identify an Update Center package as a member of the 2.2 Update 2, 2.2 Update 1, or 2.2 release.

pkg(5) Version in This Release

The version of pkg(5) in Update Center 2.2 is based on the version in build 111 of OpenSolaris, with the addition of features and bugs fixes unique to Update Center.

New Features and Enhancements in the 2.2 Release

New Package in 2.2

A new package, pkg-toolkit-incorporation, has been added to Update Center in the 2.2 release. This package must be included in a distribution's repository for Update Center 2.2. to function correctly.

New Version of pkg(5)

Update Center 2.2 includes a new version of pkg(5). This new version requires the following change in operating a repository:

When upgrading a repository to the new version pkg(5), the index must be rebuilt because the format of the index files has changed. To do this:

  1. Remove the $REPO/index directory.
  2. Run the command pkg.depotd --refresh-index.
  3. Start pkg.depotd normally.

Full List of Features and Enhancements

The following table shows the full list of features and enhancements in the 2.2 release as compared to the 2.1 release.

Issue IDDescription
Bootstrap Code
1149The Error message when uc packages can not be downloaded should be enhanced
1335publish pkg-bootstrap.jar as maven2 artifact
Notifier Code
467consider using smaller icon on Gnome
590Support KDE
1346make notifier register newer version
Software Update UI
1366Add "Accept" button to license display dialog
Update Tool UI
171Search: installed packages and available add-ons
348image tree icons are too close together
363Promotion and easy install of featured software
612update manager: provide application-oriented, simple update/notification interface
763fetch network information in separate thread from UI
848don't display (1 of 1 components)
982B18 RC1 : Image Create Dialog disappears with wrong values
996updatetool displays a star for packages having a security attribute set in Available Add-ons view
1036right-click menu component list items
1040Errors for Repository Properties are displayed in the same Window
1063Add images to the menu items & Tabs
1089Explicitly state license is not present
1099sort app images in alphabetical order
1117replace "*" with security icon and improve visibility of security updates
1131Mac component listings are too slow
1162Add Refresh List to right-click menu
1166Add a background activity indicator
1188The Error message displayed by updatetool when a file is in use should be enhanced
1230When no items to list, show explicit message in list area
1231The busy icon seems blury
1276search: match not found message tweaks
1286updated 24x24 throbber icons
1289Update Tool should support pkg.detailed_url
1359Featured Software: add spacing above/below buttons
pkg(5) Porting and Enhancement
382optional title and description for authorities
527need progress indication on pkg command
932Improve pkgsend error message when the depot server is in mirror mode
1065document pkg(5) reporting log enhancement
1246integrate pkg(5) from build 111
pkg (5) Java API
1010Add "pkg image-create" equivalent
1011Add a callback to ImagePlan.execute()
1067add intent header to pkg-java requests
1076add ability to set client identifier for user agent
Packaging Tools
951Add zip file feature to tarpkgs.py
1012make copypkgs work with empty destination
1061Enhance the maven plugin to use pkg-toolkit
1073Make archivepkgs support package versions.
1087copypkgs: add option to check if source repo is old
Subordinate Software
1127add pyXML "reader" module to minimized python
1183add simplejson to minimized python
153Complete repository best practices document
Building the Project
213evolve makepkgs.py in IPS direction
373adding "links" to pkg to support symlink creations
374A new tool --- tarpkgs.py
574Move to xgettext in place of deprecated pygettext.py for .po extraction
754make updates.sfbay scripts update origin URLs for pkg-toolkit files
1001add timestamps to file actions for .py files
1086A script to create the manifest file.
1353add additional info URLs to toolkit packages
1374reinstate external download of platform-independent repo zip
1041Error msg should be enhanced when we enter invalid values while adding a repo to the image
1233Some pkgs need to be republished with pkg.summary
714create screencast demo of UC2
1024Cross Promotion - Stage 1
1028package artwork
1109Support SUSE Linux Enterprise 10

Bug Fixes in the 2.2 Release

The following table shows the defects fixed in the 2.2 release as compared to the 2.1 release. It does not include defects discovered and fixed during the course of 2.2 release development. For such issues, see 2.2 Bugs Discovered and Fixed During Release Development.

Issue IDDescription
Bootstrap Code
941Java Exception if http_proxy value has bad format
1035A more explicit error message should be displayed if malformated path is used for image.path
1055Others users can see the password in init.cfg
1136pkg-bootstrap.sh syntax error when no java
1245with GFV3, after bootstrapping pkg and python have update flag set
Notifier Code
337Suse 10 sp2: updatetoolconfig command fails
927Dismiss older notification balloon popups
969notifier slow to recognize that image has been closed in updatetool
1053GUI/notifier may lose recent prefs when prefs applied from dialog.
Update Tool UI
240Traceback Error during GFV3 packages removal
248updatetool ugly small rectangular for Components
579508 Accessibility : tooltips text are missing for the components of toolbar in updatetool
758updatetool --help blocks when updatetool GUI already here
816Description text all bold
821GUI: Switching preferred repository from https to http fails
876Faced a coredump with updatetool
889GUI does not restart after being updated
892Status field info missing for some functions in menubar
894508 Accessibility : Wrong tooltip info in Image Properties Window
907The Install Button remains enabled during the installation phase
921508 Accessibility : Image Properties: tooltips needed for Software Sources
937Can launch multiple instances of updatetool on Linux
943Error message does not indicate which repo(s) is/are down.
977Alt key Fails on Solaris 10 X86
984Error message displayed multiple times if certificate or key are kept empty
989Not possible to remove a package after disabling a repositoriy
991Update Tool does not get input focus when restored from taskbar
1021B18-RC2 : Removal action is not invoked and updatetool seems busy when trying to remove components from a disabled repo
1022Focus not moved to other image after closing one of the images in the updatetool
1032Entire row for the first component is not selected be default
1038Sometimes. Checking "Show All Versions" Has no effect
1044Windows: must press arrow key twice when first navigating component list
1048Unable to select another image if an image dir is removed which is present in the imagelist
1058Updates dialog says "0 Updates Available" with Show All Versions
1059Enabling https repo should prompt for certificates
1060All Components tabs are not accessible using key board
1062image tree cannot be expanded using the keyboard
1066defaults.cfg file should include a comment concerning editting the file.
1095GUI notifier registration log messages need to be logged at a different level
1156Available Update View does not display updates (incorporations)
1161SLES10: updatetool 32bit compatibility warning is erroneously displayed
1170updatetool should report an error instead of a Traceback if the server is not started using --rebuild option
1195lang menu displayed for the updatetool on Solaris
1210updatetool does not allow port Nb> 65535 for proxy
1370Left panel scrollbar appears right below image tree after Open image
1488Tab navigation semantics are incorrect/undefined
1524Traceback from updatetool upon detecting chash mismatch
pkg(5) Porting and Enhancement
241UC should detect inability to delete files before removing packages
307Traceback in pkgsend when action is not given after add
427pkgrecv with invalid option shows pull.py instead of pkgrecv
802option to force pkg(5) to set UUID for native installerless images
875pkg(5) mishandles blank ssl_cert value
903provide direct way to change authority to not use certificate
923pkg fix reports hash mismatches on Windows
964ProblematicPermissionsIndex Exception
974traceback in server output when publishing a package without path attribute
980Incremental catalog update not delivered on Windows Vista
987B18 RC1 : Ubuntu 8.10 32bit : pkgsend fails to show the package published information
993B18 RC1 : Ubuntu 8.10 32bit : Unable to access the RSS Feeds
1171Traceback faced when there is a problem with a repository
1259Traceback error when managing image using UC2.1 updatetool , the image being created using UC22 updatetool
pkg (5) Java API
1075Incorrect available update notice
1260BLOCKING MANIFEST file have issue in OSGi env.
Packaging Tools
952make output of tarpkgs include catalog/updatelog
1068pkg-extra-tools wrapper scripts have DOS eol on Unix
1069pkg-extra-tools shell scripts are not executable
1070archivepkgs.sh throws exception with no arguments
1071makeimage.sh throws exception with no arguments
1072copypkgs silently fails if bad version is provided
1181Makepkgs ant task throw's error protofiles are not speicifed
Subordinate Software
1341Avira antivirus (falsely) reports trojan in pythonw.exe
531Japanese translation for "Authority" should be changed
675L10n OLH content need to be updated
971uc2.1 have some unlocalized labels
Building the Project
956Need meta-package and incorporation for updatecenter
970update info.classification values to new format
997Warnings displayed at updatetool and pkg uninstallation
1015Was not able to access feeds from Safari for updates.sfbay/dev/promoted

Known Issues and Workarounds in the 2.2 Release

Featured Software cannot be disabled through the user interface (Issue 1348)

The Featured Software feed cannot be disabled through the user interface. Instead, you must edit the defaults.cfg file.

Workaround: Edit the defaults.cfg file, which resides in a platform-specific location:

  • On Unix: ~/.updatetool/defaults.cfg
  • On Mac OS: ~/Library/Application Support/updatetool/defaults.cfg
  • On Windows: \Documents and Settings\dipol\Application Data\updatetool\defaults.cfg

In the defaults.cfg file, change the line:

featured.feed.url = http://updates.sfbay/atom/featuredfeed.xml

to this:


Then, restart updatetool.

"OK" button label not translated in ja locale (Issue 519)

When running updatetool in the ja locale, the "OK" button label is not translated to Japanese in all instances.

Workaround: None.

On Windows Vista, the desktop notifier is blocked from running as a startup program (Issue 721)

When you log in to Windows Vista as a user with Administrator privileges, Vista informs you that it has blocked some startup programs.

Workaround: Do one of the following:

  • When Vista informs you that it has blocked some startup programs, use the notification interface to manually unblock the notifier.
  • Use the Vista Task Scheduler to register the notifier application. See http://www.jimmah.com/vista/Applications/autostart_admin_program.aspx for instructions. When following these instructions, point the Task Scheduler action to launch the registered notifier, whichshould be located at:

    C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Update Tool Notifier.exe

On Windows Vista, command line tools require "Run as Administrator" privilege in certain cases (Issue 721)

When running Update Center commands such as pkg and the pkg/updatetool bootstrap, the command shell you run them from must have "Run as Administrator" privilege in these situations:

  • Update Center has been installed under Program Files.
  • You are using the command line tool to manipulate an installation image under Program Files.

Due to the Vista UAC (User Account Control) feature, command shells do not by default have the "Run as Administrator" privilege even if the user you are logged in as has administrative privileges.

Workaround: Start the command shell with "Run as Administrator" privilege. Here are two ways to do so:

  • Right-click the Command Prompt icon and choose "Run as Administrator" from the context menu.
  • In the Start menu, enter cmd in the command box and then press Ctrl+Shift+Enter instead of Enter.

On UNIX systems, shell syntax errors appear when launching updatetool (Issue 582)

If you run the updatetool command from a directory whose path includes a special shell character such as "(", an error message similar to the following appears:

sh: syntax error at line 1: `(' unexpected

Workaround: None. The message is harmless and can be ignored.

On Mac OS X 10.4, the Update Tool application may fail to start (Issue 687)

If you run the updatetool command from the command line you may see an error of the form:

open[7289] LSOpenFromURLSpec() returned -10827 for
application (null) urls

If you double click on the UpdateTool application from the Finder you may see the message:

You cannot open the application "UpdateTool" because it may be damaged or incomplete.

Workaround: To resolve this problem, first try running (or re-running) updatetool from the command line. If that does not work, rebuild the Launch Services database by running this command:

`locate lsregister` -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user

On Mac OS X, running sudo updatetool does not grant the Update Tool root privileges (Issue 768)

After using sudo to run Update Tool with elevated privileges, attempts create images in directories controlled by the root user fail, and images created in other directories are owned by the current user.

Workaround: Do not use sudo. Instead, log in as the root user before running updatetool.

On Mac OS X, trying to stop the notifier hangs the terminal window (Issue 961)

On Mac OS X, entering the following command to stop the notifier sometimes hangs the terminal window:

# updatetool --notifier --shutdown

Workaround: When this occurs, press Ctrl+C to regain control in the command window. Then, follow these instructions to stop the notifier:

  1. Launch the updatetool GUI.
  2. On the toolbar, click Preferences.
  3. In the Preferences window, click the Updates tab.
  4. On the Updates tab, uncheck Automatically check for updates.
  5. Click OK.
  6. On the File menu, choose Quit to quit the updatetool GUI.

On Solaris 10, running updatetool on the command line produces "CRITICAL" python GTK messages (Issue 709)

When you run updatetool on the command line on Solaris 10, several CRITICAL messages may appear; for example:

** (python:1678): CRITICAL **: file blueprint-draw.c: line 81: assertion `GTK_WIDGET (widget)' failed

Workaround: None. These messages are harmless and can be ignored.

On OpenSolaris 2008.11, text in online help appears to overlap (Issue 933)

In online help, some letters appear to overlap, while others appear to be spread too far apart.

This problem arises because Arial, the default font for updatetool online help, is not available on OpenSolaris 2008.11.

Workaround: Click the "A" button in the online help window and choose a different display font for the online help.

On 64-bit Ubuntu 8.10, running updatetool produces several "Gtk-Message: Failed to load module" errors (Issue 893)

When you enter updatetool in a terminal window, several messages that begin with "Gtk-Message: Failed to load module" appear. However, updatetool launches and functions normally.

Workaround: None. These messages are harmless and can be ignored.

pkg handles unknown locale with poor error message (Issue 983)

Attempts to use pkg when the locale setting is not known by the system produce a confusing error message. Usually, the message includes the phrase "unsupported locale setting"

Workaround: Before using pkg, set the locale to the UTF8 form of the locale; for example

export LANG=en_IN.utf8

Full List of Known Issues

The following table lists all open defects known at delivery of the 2.2 release.

Issue IDDescription
Bootstrap Code
341java -jar ucbootstrap.jar does not remove remaining wrappers
501Windows: Bootstrapper always indicates successful notifier registration
992pkg bootstrap with su produces undesirable warning messages
1437pkg.bat bootstup does not return error code correctly
1438pkg.bat in python caller exits -1 in registry query for java key
1501should report URL in error for 404
Notifier Code
92Fix balloon notification on Mac OS
99notifier icon appears in the icon tray on the Java Desktop
217If a big number of images have available updates, the notifier balloon does not allow to display all of them
627When initiated from the notifier the GUI may fail to select available updates
629Notifier will not remove notification window when pinged by GUI
689notifier's initial update check may be delayed one check cycle
928Update view not displayed when I launch the updatetool from the Notifier
961On Mac OS X, trying to stop the notifier hangs the terminal window
1057Mac: Notifier balloon positions incorrectly if dock is on the left
1116Error about notifier unregistration if the active image has not updatetool installed
1140Notifier desktop integration issue when $DISPLAYis set to a remote desktop
1155The notifier balloon is kept on the Desktop after clicking on it to launch updatetool
1168Notifier registration fails when the bootstrap is run (using run-as) in Program Files
1191Preferences has an unclear icon in the notifier's menu on open susie
1221Solaris 10U6: Improper placement of notifier baloon
1476Notifier icons poor appearance on several platforms
Install-Time Configuration Hook
108Dependencies are not respected during pre-remove execution scripts
386Need to refine configurator busy feedback
Software Update UI
1308The first message displayed on SW Update GUI should be adapted when no update or add-on is available
1344Size mismatch between the SW Update View and Installation Details
1379SW Update: Unresponsive when selecting update to view after aborting update check
1397Software Update Manager is not brought up or maximized
1398white square is left in Software Update Install Dialog when updation process is canceled
1408Can not tab through description area on OS X.
1413missing of shortcut keys in SWUpdate UI
1421Strange behaviour of Horizontal scroll bar, appear along with vertical scroll bar even if not required
1428SW Update: Add-on item check box selected after install
1434OpenSolaris: details area has font issues
1446SW Update may not allow Add-ons to be selected (XP Only)
1462Cannot activate links in the description area via mouseless operations
1465Label is missing for refresh icon of Software Update UI
1466size column doesn't sort properly
1467Several controls do not indicate focus during mouseless navigation
1471Error message should be displayed when an image having updates is deleted
1482After applying update, shows "New software is available"
1498Stop in software update can lead to unexpected image updates
1500Sorting while operation in progress leaves the rest of the updates unseen
Update Tool UI
15Was not able select some images on an NFS mounted filesystem using puffin directory browser
119updatetool gets easily confused by user's PYTHONPATH settings
352center "Download cancelled" dialog
400Prerferences location on Windows may need to be moved or renamed.
419Gnome: `GtkPizza' has no property named `row-ending-details'
436Update tool crashes when using button to select new image directory
516Windows: Contents of the Published column are not aligned
521select lines in any page got gtkwidget errors
552In Localized Help, the tab lablels and messages are displayed in English
584Can't lauch UC GUI twice on Nevada
585Error once again displayed when accessing the image if the image directory is deleted
5932.0, B14, es, updatetool, About window not localized
5952.0, b14, updatetool, es, "Saving list of images" not localized
622S9 CDE: fallback function on ja locale doesn't work
644updatetool use locale fallback function without notice message
645No need to have shortcut key in Japanese menu bar
646Update Tool menu labels and Window menus labels are English
697File in use message has mixed slashes (\ and /)
709GTK "CRITICAL" errors show up
727image created in CLI can't be opened in GUI
732updatetool fails with invalid init.cfg content
768OS X: GUI launched with sudo does not gain elevated privileges
847Repo list: Preferred and Enabled controls not centered in column
863Trace back error when no disk space available
906Traceback on image refresh if an installed package is not on the repository
917Unable to select content in Overview tab
972updatetool -help show corrupted strings on ja_JP.UTF-8, zh_CN.UTF-8
998A Hang occured on updatetool Quit
1081Preferences set thru notifier not updated in GUI , when updatetool ia already running & minimized
1146The Error message is not appropriate when the user tries to open a user image on which he has not enough privileges
1187Not a clear separation for columns in the Components view pane on open susie
1196Faced a coredump with updatetool
1205Right Click menu is left when we select 'Install Marked Components' option
1247Donwload progress: Don't wrap n of n components
1258Updatetool reports uncompressed update download size
1264Can not copy from/paste to the Search Field
1266Search not Displayed on some platforms
1282Throbber leaves a white square in the tool bar
1290MAC OS 8.11 PPC : was not able to launch updatetool from the file manager
1292updatetool goes often to a Not Responding State
1295Vista: Throbber not masking correctly
1306No error message if spaces provided in the repo url
1311Windows: security emblem masking issue when selected in list
1313Featured Software: tool should periodically reload feed
1316The Icon for Application Image & Installed Components view is blurred & unclear
1339Directories are left over when image creation fails
1342warning+error and blank add-on panel
1349Featured Software: Atom feed is not i18n
1358reinstitute text labels for toolbar buttons on Mac OS X
1363Windows: left panel gets wrong horizontal scrollbar when image title shortened
1369search and throbber get hidden when resizing window
1372Install icon remains enabled after declining the license
1393Security Icon has white background
1403Feature View not refreshed immediately after opening an image which is a promoted application
1405Need to click TAB twice to reach the Add button from Image Description
1407Installation of Glassfish Web Space Server Failed when installed from Featured Software
1417Use clickable link in Unable to contact support repo message
1420Duplicate messages in list area and in lower right status
1440uni18ned error message in URLError
1455Warning displayed on the terminal where updatetool is launched
1463Tab fails to enter the component overview tab
1473Cannot activate links in the description area using Keyboard
1474Tab fails to hold the state of Available Addons of an particular Image if Feature Software section exist
1475Title or description ending with certain unicode chars get's ":" or "." added to string
1478Mac: Featured Software doesn't auto-scroll to show item with focus
1479Featured Software: Does not confirm single install image for add-on
1489Mac: Tab navigation freezes if the Overview tab has hyperlinks
1491No clear separation between Menu files and toolbar
1505Traceback + updatetool hang faced after cancelling WSS installation
1510It is not possible to minimize updatetool during install phase
1514Cannot scroll the vertical scroll bar in the components list window while creating a New Image
1515Updatetool looks poor during refreshing the components list
1522First User Image not fully displayed and 2 horizontal scrollbars displayed
1523incorrect right panel after quick arrow movement in left panel
1525Ubuntu 8.04 64bit : Tab fails to hold the focus
1526no focus on selected component
1528Keyboard navigation blocks when the user rapidly presses down arrow to reach Featured Software
pkg(5) Porting and Enhancement
79Two packages sharing same directory mode=555 error pb at install/uninstall
189pkg verify on the UC2 packages results in errors
305Performance problems for pkgs with many files
428AssertionError pkgrecv -s repo_url
472remove extra image.mkdirs() calls from pkg client
756pkg.depotd doesn't handle invalid cookies
814history indicates success on failed image-create
841Unable to uninstall all components in CLI
899symlink action in package produces traceback on Windows
901Appropriate error message should be displayed when the port is already in use for depot server
926Error Message needs to be enhanced if the http_proxy value has bad format
958Ctrl-C does not always stop pkg.depotd
983pkg handles unknown locale with poor error message
994image-update fails for optional dependency
1020UC does not handle incorporations well
1106ELF support with the toolkit
1211pkg(5) will not run on SELinux in enforcing mode
1217pkg verify & fix fails with Unexpected Exception: ElfError
1261MalformedActionException not passed back to pkgsend
1384search -r fails when pkg.depotd is on Windows
1441odd error message when trying to disable preferred publisher
1442traceback from non-ascii property values
pkg (5) Java API
1381pkg-java allows uninstall of package with dependent packages
Packaging Tools
1454Traceback error when trying to copy packages from older repo if the destination repo is not running
1459Traceback error if -b option is not mentioned when executing makepkgs script
1517Ubuntu 8.04 64bit : makepkgs throws traceback error
1518Ubuntu 8.04 64bit : makepkgs throws Transaction Error when publishing symbolic links
1519Ubuntu 8.04 64bit : makepkgs throws traceback error without -b option
1520Ubuntu 8.04 64bit : makepkgs throws traceback error with non .py file
Subordinate Software
310Solaris 9 x86: updatetool SEGV crash in libgtk-x11
511UC does not follow OpenSolaris keyboard settings, and does not allow composed characters
519OK not translated in ja (was Labels and some messages in dialogs are displaying in English)
551Upgrade to wxPython
6692.0, MS15, status bar messages not localized
674No localized messges in "Choose Installation Image Directory" dialog
893updatetool prints module loading failure warnings on Ubuntu 8.10 64bit
1182Import Errors when launching minimized python on Linux SUSE
5982.0, b14, updatetool, license not localized
1337Some UI message still in English on non-English locales
567Japanese OLH contents should be truncated at right edge of frame
1169Need to document server update procedure
Building the Project
1416Consider specifying package dependencies to build level

Changes in the 2.2 Update 1 Release

The 2.2 Update 1 release is a maintenance update to the 2.2 release. It provides fixes for the following issues:

Issue IDDescription
1541optin.usage.reporting should set send-uuid to True
1542traceback when file owner/group doesn't exist
1556makepkgs: overlapping dirtrees don't work
1565Retroactively make sure if optin.usage.reporting is True then send-uuid is True
1576pkg-java not writing preferred-authority property

Changes in the 2.2 Update 2 Release

The 2.2 Update 2 release is a maintenance update to the 2.2 release. It incorporates the fixes in 2.2 Update 1 and provides new fixes for the following issues:

Issue IDDescription
1591Failure to download some add-on packages in GF v3 Preview

Reporting New Issues

If you find something amiss, please consult the list of open Update Center 2 bugs to see if the problem has already been reported.
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