I ran my LibreOffice 188.8.131.52 just today 2014-09-20 and "checked for updates
The dialog window works, does something, then tells me "LibreOffice 4.2 is up to date"
however, I was also looking at http://www.libreoffice.org/ only to see that there IS a new version out
--> the internal "check for update" is wrong :/
NB I am using the german version
thanks for reporting.
I change the summary from " Help/check for updates says "LibreOffice 4.2 is up to date" when there is already a version 4.3 out " to " Help/check for updates gives insufficient information about how is dealt with newer series "
The point is that the policy is that somewhere around x.y.2 or x.y.3 .. the update for the newer series will be activated. That the Engineering Steering Committee its discretion.
But the Help could give that information, or point to some url that explains this. Maybe..
NB If 4.2.5 doesn't inform about the 4.2.6, then that IMO is another problem
** Please read this message in its entirety before responding **
To make sure we're focusing on the bugs that affect our users today, LibreOffice QA is asking bug reporters and confirmers to retest open, confirmed bugs which have not been touched for over a year.
There have been thousands of bug fixes and commits since anyone checked on this bug report. During that time, it's possible that the bug has been fixed, or the details of the problem have changed. We'd really appreciate your help in getting confirmation that the bug is still present.
If you have time, please do the following:
Test to see if the bug is still present on a currently supported version of LibreOffice (5.0.1 or preferably 184.108.40.206 or later)
If the bug is present, please leave a comment that includes the version of LibreOffice and your operating system, and any changes you see in the bug behavior
If the bug is NOT present, please set the bug's Status field to RESOLVED-WORKSFORME and leave a short comment that includes your version of LibreOffice and Operating System
Please DO NOT
Update the version field
Reply via email (please reply directly on the bug tracker)
Set the bug's Status field to RESOLVED - FIXED (this status has a particular meaning that is not appropriate in this case)
If you want to do more to help you can test to see if your issue is a REGRESSION. To do so:
1. Download and install oldest version of LibreOffice (usually 3.3 unless your bug pertains to a feature added after 3.3)
2. Test your bug
3. Leave a comment with your results.
4a. If the bug was present with 3.3 - set version to "inherited from OOo";
4b. If the bug was not present in 3.3 - add "regression" to keyword
Feel free to come ask questions or to say hello in our QA chat: http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=libreoffice-qa
Thank you for your help!
-- The LibreOffice QA Team This NEW Message was generated on: 2015-10-14
Confirming that this still happens with LibreOffice 220.127.116.11 (build 60da17e045e08f1793c57c00ba83cdfce946d0aa) on macOS Catalina 10.15.3 (x86_64). A manual update check does not find the current LO 6.4.0.
Is this perhaps a duplicate of #105706?
Marking this unconfirmed bug as a duplicate of what sounds like the underlying issue: That LibreOffice only suggests updates on the still branch?
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 97302 ***