Upgrade testing contradiction (update-manager -d -c)

Elfy ub.untu at btinternet.com
Thu Jan 30 13:03:18 UTC 2014

On 30/01/14 09:36, Richard Elkins wrote:
> I am not sure if this would be classified as a bug in update-manager 
> version 1:0.194 (Saucy) or an annoying feature.
> In *12.04.02 LTS*, when I ran `update-manager -d -c`, whether updates 
> to the current release are pending or not, I was presented with the 
> option of selecting the release upgrade to 14.04.  In affect, the 
> pending 12.04.03 updates were ignored.
> In *13.10*, there is no way to ignore pending updates while running 
> `update-manager -d -c`.  The user will not be notified of the 14.04 
> release until all updates have been installed.
> So ..... bug or feature?
Reading the first instruction in the testcase which includes 
update-manager -d -c

Install all updates available for the release you want to upgrade by 
running update-manager. Click Check if any update is available, and 
click Install to install them

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