How to install Rawhide?

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Tue Feb 17 16:55:37 UTC 2015

On Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:02:32 +0100
Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at> wrote:

> 1. "fedup --network rawhide" : failed with a missing image?
>    Why doesn't it work by default?

Strange. The mirrormanager mirrorlist for images looks good here, and
the images look fine. Ah... it's because they are not signed. 
Re-run with --nogpgcheck? 

fedup could emit a better error here.

> 2. "yum distro-sync" with rawhide repo enabled : first encountered
>    upgrade path violation problems, unresolved deps. Then after
> enabling only the rawhide repo, it locked up hard after updating ~900
> packages.

This sounds like the lovely dbus bug:
There's some manual workarounds with killing dbus, etc

> 3. Search Google. Find a Fedora Wiki page. Wait many minutes for an
> "app" to respond. Scroll down on a hardly readable list of ISO images

Which wiki page? which 'app' ?

> to download. Which one to take? No idea.
>    Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-22-20150216.iso crashes early with
>    a Python traceback failing to "import storage-something".

That seems to be new today. I don't have a bug handy. 

> So, where is the safe guide on how to install (or upgrade to) Rawhide
> any day? Impossible?

It would sure be nice to keep track of the known installable ones.

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