another upgrade, another disaster

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Tue May 29 20:58:34 UTC 2012


Tom Callaway wrote:

> On 05/29/2012 04:46 PM, Corey Richardson wrote:
>> I've heard nothing but bad things about preupgrade from lots of people,
>> and I've heard the developers either never hear about it, ignore it, or
>> don't care. I tried a preupgrade and it half-succeeded, I had to fix
>> the initramfs and a few other things afterwards though. IMO, it isn't
>> worth the pain.
> 
> We do test preupgrade as part of the pre-release testing. The problem is
> that people do all sorts of wacky things to their systems that cause it
> to not work well. I'm sure that QA would love to have more people
> testing preupgrade during the beta->RC window.
> 
> So, your statement that devs don't care isn't valid. It may still not be
> worth the pain, depending on how much you have installed outside of the
> Fedora Package universe.
> 
> ~tom
> 
> ==
> Fedora Project

In this case, anaconda would fail just the same.



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