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Fedora 8 Update: preupgrade-1.0.0-1.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-8545
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Name        : preupgrade
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.0.0
Release     : 1.fc8
URL         : https://fedorahosted.org/preupgrade/
Summary     : Preresolves dependencies and prepares a system for an upgrade
Description :
Preresolves all dependencies, downloads the packages and makes your system
ready for an upgrade via anaconda.

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Update Information:

This update improves the reliability and functionality of preupgrade. It allows
you to upgrade to Fedora 10 and adds a --vnc mode for remote upgrades.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Nov 21 2008 Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> - 1.0.0-1
- Minor UI fixes
- Add --clean flag
- Use checksums to verify boot image integrity
- Clean up bootloader config when cleaning an interrupted run
- Use 'ybin --bootonce' on ppc rather than changing default boot target
- Be more careful about picking a keymap (bug 471515)
- Add Fedora 10 (Cambridge) to releases.txt
* Mon Nov  3 2008 Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> - 0.9.9-1
- Fetch release data from http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/releases.txt
- Recognize new metadata filenames
- Generate kickstart for all installs
- Automatically upgrade bootloader config during upgrade
- preupgrade-cli: Add --vnc for headless remote installs
- preupgrade-cli: Properly set locale so we don't crash on non-en_US
- preupgrade-cli: Fix --help
* Thu Oct  2 2008 Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> - 0.9.8-2
- Clear cache after user decides not to resume an old run
- Add Fedora 10 Beta to releases.list
* Thu Sep 18 2008 Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> - 0.9.8-1
- GUI version prompts to resume interrupted runs
- Checks for available disk space before downloading / rebooting
- Does not change boot target until you hit the Reboot button
- Handle invalid treeinfo gracefully (bug #459935)
- Use UUID=xxx for devices - makes finding devices much more robust
- No more network dialog for missing packages
- Use anaconda's own depsolving tweaks (whiteout/blacklist)
- Use kickstart to automate installs
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #459329 - Preupgrade should provide a way to check it has enough free disk space to complete the upgrade
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=459329
  [ 2 ] Bug #446237 - "No more mirrors" traceback from retrieve_treeinfo
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446237
  [ 3 ] Bug #446824 - preupgrade does not download libsoup22 which causes problem at installation time
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446824
  [ 4 ] Bug #456358 - specfile has missing dependency on pyxf86config
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=456358
  [ 5 ] Bug #446846 - No way to preupgrade a headless system!
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446846
  [ 6 ] Bug #471515 - keyError:'pt' keyboard.py line 64
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=471515
  [ 7 ] Bug #443209 - anaconda should remove "Upgrade to ..." from grub menu after upgrade with preupgrade
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=443209
  [ 8 ] Bug #446245 - Wrong path for stage2 in grub.conf
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446245
  [ 9 ] Bug #466934 - "Tip" about cancellation but cancel button insensitive
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=466934
  [ 10 ] Bug #457803 - preupgrade RPM missing dependency on gtk (or missing documentation on console usage)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=457803
  [ 11 ] Bug #469680 - preupgrade progress bar is file based
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469680
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update preupgrade' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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