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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 preserve compatibility with YUM CLI or where bigger redesigns were needed. A list of identified incompatible changes can be found here[1].This test case identifies how to test basic commands , plugins and third party software.


Back up your important data. Every system change is potentially risky, be prepared. In case you update your workstation, it is also wise to download a Workstation Live image and make sure your hardware (graphics card, wifi, etc) works well with the latest kernel and drivers.

  • you can install DNF-2 from this COPR repo for testing
  • testing scenarios:
    • 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

  • In Fedora 24 & 25
    • Enable and install the copr repo.
    • Install, upgrade and remove packages dnf:
$ sudo dnf [OPTION] foo
    • Update your system using the standard updater for your desktop or dnf:
$ sudo dnf upgrade --refresh
  • In Fedora 26

Expected Results

  • In Fedora 24 & 25
    • Repo will enable and install without throwing any error
    • System will successfully upgrade to desired version