Xubuntu: update-manager -d fails to allow upgrade from 10.10

Bug #756763 reported by Charlie Kravetz on 2011-04-10
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Natty
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager

This was a fresh install of Xubuntu 10.10 to test. Running Alt+F2, update-manager -d, shows the update manager, but no upgrade to be done. /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades has "Prompt=normal".

lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 10.10
Release: 10.10
Codename: maverick

 apt-cache policy update-manager
update-manager:
  Installed: 1:0.142.23
  Candidate: 1:0.142.23
  Version table:
 *** 1:0.142.23 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ maverick-updates/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1:0.142.19 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ maverick/main amd64 Packages

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: update-manager 1:0.142.23
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-28.49-generic 2.6.35.11
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-28-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Apr 10 12:31:03 2011
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: update-manager

Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca) wrote :
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for your report.

Could you please open a terminal and attach the output of:
DEBUG_UPDATE_MANAGER=1 update-manager -d

Thanks.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Incomplete
Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca) wrote :

results of DEBUG_UPDATE_MANAGER=1 update-manager -d

MetaRelease.__init__() useDevel=True useProposed=False
/etc/update-manager/meta-release: http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release
/etc/update-manager/meta-release: http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release-lts
/etc/update-manager/meta-release: -development
/etc/update-manager/meta-release: -proposed
metarelease-uri: http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release-development
MetaRelease.download()
result of meta-release download: 'HTTP Error 304: Not Modified'
reading file '/home/ucadmin/.cache/update-manager-core/meta-release-development'
have self.metarelease_information
MetaRelease.parse()
current dist name: 'maverick'
found distro name: 'warty'
found distro name: 'hoary'
found distro name: 'breezy'
found distro name: 'dapper'
found distro name: 'edgy'
found distro name: 'feisty'
found distro name: 'gutsy'
found distro name: 'hardy'
found distro name: 'intrepid'
found distro name: 'jaunty'
found distro name: 'karmic'
found distro name: 'lucid'
found distro name: 'maverick'

tags: added: iso-testing
Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → New
summary: - update-manager -d fails to allow upgrade from 10.10
+ Xubuntu: update-manager -d fails to allow upgrade from 10.10
Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu Natty):
status: New → Triaged
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

What is the output of:
$ tail -n25 ~/.cache/update-manager-core/meta-release-development

Does it help if you run:
$ http_proxy="" update-manager -d
?

This may be a proxy issue, the code uses if-modified-since http headers.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu Natty):
status: Triaged → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for update-manager (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for update-manager (Ubuntu Natty) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu Natty):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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