Bug 749982 - KPackageKit always offers unstable distribution upgrades
KPackageKit always offers unstable distribution upgrades
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kpackagekit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rex Dieter
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-10-29 08:34 EDT by nicofo
Modified: 2012-08-07 14:09 EDT (History)
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Zif backend proposes to upgrade to a beta version of Fedora (74.23 KB, image/png)
2011-10-29 08:34 EDT, nicofo
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Description nicofo 2011-10-29 08:34:19 EDT
Created attachment 530779 [details]
Zif backend proposes to upgrade to a beta version of Fedora

Description of problem:
Zif proposes to upgrade to the new version of Fedora which is still in Beta/Alpha/... There is no special warning that it not a stable version !

For instance in kpackagekit, the "updates" view already proposes to upgrade to fedora 16, still beta !! (while yum backend doesn't) <see picture attached>

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Expected results:
Do not propose to upgrade to an Alpha, Beta, RC release !
Do that only for the official stable release.
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2011-10-31 06:34:24 EDT
I think you'll find that "pkcon get-distro-upgrades" reports that the upgrade to F16 is 'unstable' and this should be filtered out if not desired by apper.
Comment 2 Kevin Kofler 2011-10-31 07:27:12 EDT
This is already fixed in the current Apper, which we ship in Fedora 16. So far, we haven't backported the fix to Fedora 15 though.
Comment 3 Kevin Kofler 2011-10-31 07:29:33 EDT
FWIW, I might end up just sticking a current Apper into the zif-backport repo. Though arguably this is a fix we should be able to backport to the KPackageKit build in F15. (Or do we want to ship Apper as an official update to F15?)
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