Bug 834082 - Upgrade Distribution Checks only for original installed Products to upgrade.
Upgrade Distribution Checks only for original installed Products to upgrade.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Fedora Packaging Toolset Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-06-20 14:59 EDT by Rusty
Modified: 2014-01-21 18:22 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-01 03:59:08 EDT
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Description Rusty 2012-06-20 14:59:36 EDT
Description of problem: Problem with upgrade from FC15 or FC16 to FC17 using X86_64 binary distribution.

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

How reproducible:
1. Install FC15 or FC16 with a standard set of products
2. Add products to the working set.
3. Upgrade to FC17.
4. Check for upgrades - they will be required, as the upgrade uses the distribution originals for upgrade. Does not go to network to get latest versions. Errors occur because the old version is still installed from step 2 along with updated versions. To fix this you need to find all the errors and go back and remove the old product and then upgrade the product.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. See above.
Actual results:
See Step 4 in reproducing above.

Expected results:
The install would use the internet to upgrade ALL products that there are distributions for on both the media and the update web site.

Additional info:
The only other way around this is to do a fresh install. When multiple units are involved that users were allowed to upgrade as needed from a blank distribution this does not give them an upgraded machine but a new virgin machine to start over with. Along with many un-happy clients who have worked on a machine for a year or 2 and got it customized to their needs and then they have to start over and customize their machine.
Comment 1 Rusty 2012-06-20 15:02:13 EDT
This concern is related to bug 830047 problems.
Comment 2 Nathan Kinder 2012-06-20 16:26:11 EDT
Changing product and component, as this is not a Fedora Management Console issue.  I'm not sure if this is a yum, anaconda, or plain distribution issue, so I'm guessing and setting the component to yum since bug 830047 is logged against yum.
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