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{{QA/Test_Case
 
{{QA/Test_Case
 
|description=
 
|description=
DNF-2.0 is the next upcoming major version of DNF package manager. Unfortunately, it brings some incompatibilities with previous version of DNF (DNF-1) which were either needed to improve compatibility with the old yum interface, or where bigger redesigns were needed. A list of identified incompatible changes can be found [http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/dnf-1_vs_dnf-2.html here]. This test case isn't a precise step-by-step, but rather suggests several different avenues for testing basic commands, plugins and third party software.
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DNF-3.5/3.6 is the next upcoming version of DNF package manager. Unfortunately, it brings some incompatibilities with the previous version of DNF (DNF-1/2) which were either needed to improve compatibility with the old yum interface or where bigger redesigns were needed. This test case isn't a precise step-by-step, but rather suggests several different avenues for testing basic commands, plugins and third party software.
 
|setup=
 
|setup=
 
If you are testing from a system you use for other purposes (which we don't usually recommend), '''BACK UP''' your important data. Every system change is potentially risky, be prepared.
 
If you are testing from a system you use for other purposes (which we don't usually recommend), '''BACK UP''' your important data. Every system change is potentially risky, be prepared.
* Optionally, install a current DNF 2 snapshot from [https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/rpmsoftwaremanagement/dnf-nightly/ this COPR repo] - testing with both the current officially packaged DNF 2 and a more recent snapshot is useful:
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* Optionally, install a current DNF 3.6.1 snapshot from [https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/rpmsoftwaremanagement/dnf-nightly/ this COPR repo] - testing with both the current officially packaged DNF 3.5 and a more recent snapshot is useful:
 
** {{command|dnf copr enable rpmsoftwaremanagement/dnf-nightly}}
 
** {{command|dnf copr enable rpmsoftwaremanagement/dnf-nightly}}
 
** {{command|dnf update dnf}}
 
** {{command|dnf update dnf}}
 
* testing scenarios:
 
* testing scenarios:
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** Modularity support
 
** anaconda installation
 
** anaconda installation
 
** upgrade from previous Fedora version
 
** upgrade from previous Fedora version
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** dnf-plugins: copr, system-upgrade, download
 
** dnf-plugins: copr, system-upgrade, download
 
** third party software: mock, yumex
 
** third party software: mock, yumex
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|actions=
 
|actions=
 
* Install updates from enabled repos: {{command|sudo dnf update}}
 
* Install updates from enabled repos: {{command|sudo dnf update}}
* Install, update and remove packages: {{command|sudo dnf (install|update|remove) packagename}}
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* Install, update and remove packages:  
* A list of all commands is available [http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html here], as time permits, test out various subcommands and note any odd behaviours or undocumented differences between yum, DNF 1.x and 2.x
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<pre>sudo dnf (install|update|remove) packagename</pre>
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* A list of all commands is available [http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html here]
 
* Testing yum2dnf compatibility:
 
* Testing yum2dnf compatibility:
 
** Run any use case you can think of using {{command|yum}}: {{command|yum [option] foo}}
 
** Run any use case you can think of using {{command|yum}}: {{command|yum [option] foo}}
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|results=
 
|results=
 
* If updating to a snapshot from the COPR repo, the repo should enable and the update install successfully
 
* If updating to a snapshot from the COPR repo, the repo should enable and the update install successfully
 
* {{command|dnf update}} should update the system successfully  
 
* {{command|dnf update}} should update the system successfully  
 
* Commands listed at [http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html] should work fine
 
* Commands listed at [http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html] should work fine
* DNF 2.0 should be able to handle yum operations
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* DNF 3.5/3.6 should be able to handle yum operations
 
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Latest revision as of 17:22, 2 October 2018

Description

DNF-3.5/3.6 is the next upcoming version of DNF package manager. Unfortunately, it brings some incompatibilities with the previous version of DNF (DNF-1/2) which were either needed to improve compatibility with the old yum interface or where bigger redesigns were needed. This test case isn't a precise step-by-step, but rather suggests several different avenues for testing basic commands, plugins and third party software.

Setup

If you are testing from a system you use for other purposes (which we don't usually recommend), BACK UP your important data. Every system change is potentially risky, be prepared.

  • Optionally, install a current DNF 3.6.1 snapshot from this COPR repo - testing with both the current officially packaged DNF 3.5 and a more recent snapshot is useful:
    • dnf copr enable rpmsoftwaremanagement/dnf-nightly
    • dnf update dnf
  • testing scenarios:
    • Modularity support
    • anaconda installation
    • upgrade from previous Fedora version
    • core functionality: install, upgrade, remove, repoquery
    • dnf-plugins: copr, system-upgrade, download
    • third party software: mock, yumex

How to test

  • Install updates from enabled repos: sudo dnf update
  • Install, update and remove packages:
sudo dnf (install|update|remove) packagename
  • A list of all commands is available here
  • Testing yum2dnf compatibility:
    • Run any use case you can think of using yum: yum [option] foo

Expected Results

  • If updating to a snapshot from the COPR repo, the repo should enable and the update install successfully
  • dnf update should update the system successfully
  • Commands listed at [1] should work fine
  • DNF 3.5/3.6 should be able to handle yum operations