upgrading f11 -> rawhide
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Nov 9 21:17:06 UTC 2009
On Tue, 10 Nov 2009, David Timms wrote:
> On 11/10/2009 07:04 AM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>>>> in any event, i just did
>>>> # yum upgrade bluez\*
> What was the thinking that made you want to perform an upgrade through yum
> upgradem rather than preupgrade ?
it works a remarkably large amount of the time is what makes me do it that
seriously, it is not the official way but depending on what you're
running/using a yum update to the next release will often work.
normal caveats apply:YMMV, you get to keep all the little pieces, etc.
but if you find situations where it cannot work, report them - I can
probably explain if it is likely an insurmountable situation where
preupgrade/anaconda is required or whether it is a packaging issue or just
a yum bug.
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