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RE: [K12OSN] tentative roadmap, request for input



I figured as much.  I just want to follow the new Ubuntu/Muekow setup as
close as possible.  But with a release in October that leaves me just
shy of using it for next year in September with my new setup.  So now I
know to plan accordingly.

Thanks

> Generally speaking, if you manually install software then try 
> to upgrade to a packaged version, you are on your own. There 
> are too many variables to be able to say whether or not it 
> will work out-of-the-box.
> 
> The package manager really needs to know about the software you are 
> upgrading for it to do its job well. For example, K12LTSP 
> 4.2.1 will upgrade to K12LTSP 5.0 (or whatever it is called) 
> because LTSP was installed by the packaging system in 4.2. If 
> you installed LTSP manually on FC3 and then tried to upgrade 
> to K12LTSP 5.0, /opt/ltsp/i386/ is likely going to end up a 
> mix of old-style LTSP and muekow-style LTSP binaries. Yuck.


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