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Date 2024-03-15 to 2024-03-19
Time all day

Website QA/Test Days
Mailing list test

Can't make the date?
If you come to this page before or after the test day is completed, your testing is still valuable, and you can use the information on this page to test, file any bugs you find at Bugzilla, and add your results to the results section. If this page is more than a month old when you arrive here, please check the current schedule and see if a similar but more recent Test Day is planned or has already happened.

What to test?[edit]

This Fedora Test Week will focus on testing

  1. dnf5 basic sanity (install, remove, reinstall, download)
  2. dnf5 downgrade / check-upgrade / upgrade / update commands
  3. dnf5 makecache / clean commands
  4. dnf5 distro-sync / dsync
  5. dnf5 info / list / search commands
  6. dnf5 autoremove
  7. any performance issues

Who's available[edit]

The following cast of characters will be available testing, workarounds, bug fixes, and general discussion. Use #dnf or #fedora-test-day channels on libera chat. Alternatively, write on In case of problem related to test day organization/wiki/whatever, please reach out to sumantrom.

  • Development -

David Cantrell (dcantrell), Evan Goode (egoode), Marek Blaha (mblaha), Jan Kolárik (jkolarik), Pavla Kratochvílová (pkratoch), Aleš Matěj (amatej), Jaroslav Mráček (jmracek), Jaroslav Rohel (jrohel), Nicola Sella (nsella)

Prerequisite for Test Day[edit]

  • A system (real or virtual) you can install Fedora to, and not mind if it breaks

How to test?[edit]

Install Fedora[edit]

Testing DNF from a live environment is difficult and will likely wind up with the system exhausting available RAM and failing in strange ways, so we recommend you install Fedora 38 for this Test Week, or run a Fedora 38 container using Docker or Podman.

Update your machine[edit]

Make sure you have all the current updates installed, using the update manager. Note that a clean installed Fedora 39/40(pre-release) system will have DNF 4, while after update from updates-testing (which is enabled by default), you should have DNF 5 from just execute sudo dnf install dnf5 dnf5-plugins. We are interested in tests on both the version in the Fedora repositories and the latest upstream build of DNF 5. If you find an issue with the version in the Fedora repositories, it would be very useful to check if it also happens with the latest upstream build, which can be installed using this COPR repository .

Run the tests[edit]

Visit the result page and click on the column title links to see the tests that need to be run: most column titles are links to a specific test case. Follow the instructions there, then enter your results by clicking the Enter result button for the test.

Reporting bugs[edit]

If you have problems with any of the tests, report a bug to Bugzilla usually for the component dnf5. If you are unsure about exactly how to file the report or what other information to include, just ask on IRC and we will help you.

Known issues[edit]

Test Results[edit]

Test results will be transferred after the test day is over