F16->F17 preupgrade (Re: F17 Beta to slip by an additional week.)

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Thu May 3 14:17:05 UTC 2012

On 3 May 2012 00:16, Ian Malone <ibmalone at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2 May 2012 10:16, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, 2012-04-29 at 12:00 +0100, Ian Malone wrote:
>>> However, one pre-upgrade bug that may prevent you installing and is
>>> not on the blockers list:
>> The blocker list is specifically intended to be open to nominations. We
>> still have the problem that people without editbugs privileges can't
>> change the Blocks: field, though :(. If you have the power to edit that

>> blocker. Nominating a blocker is never a destructive action. So please,
>> always err on the side of doing it. :)
> Cool, didn't know that was the process.

I don't have editbugs privileges, but have put a request and rationale
in the bug as a comment. Also updated the needinfo for this bug.
Without knowing the ins and outs of yum/preupgrade suspect it may be
due to some change in the way the location information is handled.


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