Bug 1278000 - Upgrade from F22->F23 partially fails due to broken dependencies on libgit2 and libexiv2
Upgrade from F22->F23 partially fails due to broken dependencies on libgit2 a...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf-plugin-system-upgrade (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Will Woods
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Reported: 2015-11-04 09:14 EST by Jason McDonald
Modified: 2016-11-24 18:08 EST (History)
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Description Jason McDonald 2015-11-04 09:14:00 EST
Description of problem:
Using the plugin to upgrade a machine that used KDE as the desktop resulted in most of the KDE bits not being upgraded to the F23 versions.

Running 'sudo dnf update' afterwards gave a long list of pacakges that were "skipped due to broken dependencies'. 

Running "sudo dnf update --allowerasing --best" reported the following broken dependencies:
kf5-ktexteditor-5.15.0-2.fc22.x86_64 requires libgit2.so.22
kf5-kfilemetadata-5.15.0-1.fc22.x86_64 requires libexiv2.so.13

I was able to workaround this problem by running "sudo dnf distro-sync" (thanks to advice received from a helpful colleague).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 23

How reproducible:
Happened in 100% of the 1 attempts I made.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora 18.
2. Update from 18->19->20->21->22 using fedup.
3. sudo dnf update
4. sudo dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade
5. sudo dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=23 --best
6. sudo dnf system-upgrade reboot
7. sudo dnf update
8. sudo dnf update --best --allowerasing
9. sudo dnf distro-sync
(Steps 3 to 6 come from http://fedoramagazine.org/upgrading-from-fedora-22-to-fedora-23/).

Actual results:
In step 7, "dnf update" reports hundreds of packages skipped to broken dependencies
In step 8, "dnf update --best --allowerasing" reports specific broken dependencies described above.
In step 9, ~550 packages update successfully.

Expected results:
All packages updated successfully in step 6.

Additional info:
This appears to be the same issue reported at http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=307359.

Pelase let me know if there are any log files that would be helpful.
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2016-11-24 08:04:29 EST
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Approximately 4 (four) weeks from now Fedora will stop maintaining
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Comment 2 Jason McDonald 2016-11-24 18:08:55 EST
It's unlikely that anyone will update from F22->F23 now, so let's close this.

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