Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 538480
preupgrade does not check for mixed repositories
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:12:26 EST
Description of problem: preupgrade does not confirm the repositories potentially (in my case it did) leading to a mixed upgrade.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 11 attempting to upgrade to F12.
Not sure if you can reproduce it at this time.
What I did was try preupgrade on November 16th , the day prior to the scheduled release of Fedora 12.
At that time F12 was rawhide.
I ran into problems :
As I could not fix the problem, I ran preupgrade on November 17th. At this time
Fedora was now released, so no longer rawhide.
preupgrade ran, did not check to see if there were more then one set of repositories, and so downloaded a mix of packages form F12 and F13, rawhide.
The install of course failed and I have a "Frankenstein" system, some packages are F11, some are F12, and some are F13.
I do not mind, and knew the risks, all my data is backed up, so please take the above comment with a large laugh.
At any rate I will re-install F12 tonight, but wanted to suggest preupgrade should probably check the repositories =)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Not sure if you could, perhaps add a mixed set of repositories to yum ?
Mixed system, packages form F11 , F12, and F13. System boots (amazingly) on the F11 kernel, but does not run real well and short of a fresh install appears unrecoverable.
Update from F11 -> F12
See the original bug report here :
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