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authorkh1 <>2013-08-13 13:49:46 +0200
committerKarsten Heimrich <>2013-08-14 15:14:44 +0200
commit266c8c08935918632907d222fcfced0fb1e1b7cc (patch)
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Force updating of Essential components.
Task-number: QTIFW-38 Task-number: QTIFW-155 This is necessary for correct functioning of the Maintenance Tool. Change-Id: I3844760bdd31abf547c660f82dda14a3da38c5da Reviewed-by: Niels Weber <> Reviewed-by: Leena Miettinen <> Reviewed-by: Tim Jenssen <>
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\o Essential
\o Marks the package as essential to force a restart of the
\c UpdateAgent or \c MaintenanceTool. This is relevant for
- updates found with \c UpdateAgent.
+ updates found with \c UpdateAgent. If there are updates available
+ for an essential component, the package manager stays disabled
+ until that component is updated. Newly introduced essential components
+ are automatically installed when running the updater.
\o ForcedInstallation
\o Determines that the package must always be installed. End users