Bug 570216 - Should upgrades to the pending release (aka Fedora 13) be offered?
Should upgrades to the pending release (aka Fedora 13) be offered?
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: preupgrade (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-03-03 11:28 EST by James Laska
Modified: 2013-09-02 02:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-03-03 17:04:07 EST
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releases.txt that includes Fedora 13 (3.41 KB, text/plain)
2010-03-03 11:39 EST, James Laska
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Description James Laska 2010-03-03 11:28:27 EST
Description of problem:

Preupgrade allows the user to specify updating their system to Rawhide.  Given that Rawhide now refers to the next development release (e.g. Fedora 14) [1] [2], should preupgrade also offer the ability to update to the current pending release (e.g. Fedora 13)?

[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/No_Frozen_Rawhide_Proposal
[2] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/No_Frozen_Rawhide_Implementation

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
 * preupgrade-1.1.4-1.fc12
Comment 1 James Laska 2010-03-03 11:39:25 EST
Perhaps this issue is more appropriate for whomever maintains the http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/releases.txt file.

When using a local releases.txt file (see attachment), I'm able to have the pending Fedora 13 release available for preupgrade users.
Comment 2 James Laska 2010-03-03 11:39:53 EST
Created attachment 397604 [details]
releases.txt that includes Fedora 13
Comment 3 James Laska 2010-03-03 12:55:46 EST
I believe Matt Domsch from Fedora Infrastructure may manage the releases.txt file, adding to the cc list.
Comment 4 Matt Domsch 2010-03-03 17:04:07 EST
I just updated releases.txt with James's version, and pushed it out.  It'll hit the web servers in the next few hours.

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