Bug 494234

Summary: Fedora 11 preview not shown in preupgrade list
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Ed Avis <ed>
Component: preupgradeAssignee: Seth Vidal <skvidal>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Ed Avis 2009-04-05 22:05:51 UTC
On a Fedora 10 system I installed preupgrade with 'yum install preupgrade' and ran it.  It has a checkbox to 'show alpha/beta releases'.  However even when that option is selected, the Fedora 11 beta release is not included in the list.  The only option is Rawhide.

(If it has been decided that the Fedora 11 beta will not be available with preupgrade, then the tool should still show it in the dropdown list but greyed out or otherwise marked unavailable.)

Comment 1 Ed Avis 2009-04-28 20:31:11 UTC
The same applies to the Fedora 11 preview release.  It does not appear in preupgrade on my Fedora 10 system, although the release notes say you can use preupgrade to install it.

Comment 2 Ed Avis 2009-08-16 14:59:27 UTC
I think this bug is just reporting confusing user interface text.  The UI should have some explanation that when it says 'Rawhide' is available for upgrading, this really means the current preview release (if a preview release is available).  Or better still, display the correct release name in the dialogue box.

Hopefully when a Fedora 12 preview release comes out this can be displayed better?

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