Ubuntu Meta-Release & Meta-Release-LTS

Brian Murray brian at ubuntu.com
Sat Apr 14 15:46:43 UTC 2018

On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 06:07:21PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 08, 2018 at 10:45:37PM -0700, Triston Line wrote:
> > Hi Ubuntu Release Team,
> > I'm setting up a local mirror to support upgrading using the mirror and I
> > haven't been able to test upgrading yet due to the
> > changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-relase and meta-release-lts files haven't been
> > updated to include Ubuntu 18.04. Thank you if I've missed a memo or
> > overlooked any research results that would explain the delay in the file
> > update.
> These files are updated only with the list of stable releases. 
> http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release can be expected to be updated
> after 18.04 GA near the end of this month, and
> http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release-lts can be expected to be updated
> after the 18.04.1 point release in July.
> > PS
> > Yes I've tried do-release-upgrade -d without success, if I may have missed
> > something I'd love to hear it as I'm only network engineer, not a full time
> > systems administrator. Thanks, again.
> This is the expected method for testing upgrades to pre-release versions of
> Ubuntu, using http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release-development and
> http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release-lts-development.  It is generally
> known to be working.  You don't say here what issue you encountered with
> this command, but that's where you'll need to look at debugging.

Its possible their is an incorrect version of the meta-release files
cached in ~/.cache/update-manager-core/. Try removing all the files
there and running the command again.

Brian Murray

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