On 2018-06-11 21:00, Bruno Friedmann wrote:
On lundi, 11 juin 2018 20.44:13 h CEST Felix Miata
It bugs me to see reports like
so soon after a new release. In the past two weeks there have been 20 new
Distribution reports on Installation, 7 on Upgrade Problems, 9 on YaST2, 7
on Network, 2 on Bootloader, 13 on Basesystem, and 186 on simply
Distribution, of which explicitly 15.0.
Does anyone have any recollection if this is a typical result of a new
It makes me wonder if releases should better be timed to _not_ coincide with
social gatherings as happened with 15.0, so that last weeks' testing time
isn't disrupted by plans and preparations for a social event.
The last 10 or 15 days before the release we go GA and so what's inside the
distribution at that time it was you get on release day (minus correction that
have gone to update channel in the meantime)
Better advertising the Beta, RC phase would normally help to detect a part of
those bugs. We need people for that job too.
I hit three bugs in the Gold that were not present on the Betas I tried.
One that destroys data and another that blocks the upgrade.
1) systemd crashes sometimes during zypper dup, which then continues
with very long timeouts taking several hours to finish
2) Fresh install import of existing partition uses wrong logic to decide
what to format. It can decide to format all, including /home, which can
4) Yast refuses to upgrade if there are reiserfs partitions that are
not relevant to the system - in my case, old installs in the same computer.
5) YaST crashed during the upgrade, telling to report in bugzilla. Even
if this is corrected, it is no use this year.
3) YaST crashed on me during
Cheers / Saludos,
Carlos E. R.
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