[CentOS-devel] CentOS/RHEL 5.3

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Tue Feb 10 13:37:27 UTC 2009


Charlie Brady wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 16 Jan 2009, Alain PORTAL wrote:
> 
>> Le vendredi 16 janvier 2009, Les Mikesell a �crit :
>>> Alain PORTAL wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Are you really sure about that?
>>>
>>> It has worked for every CentOS X.Y -> X.Y+1 so far (at least since 3.0
>>> which was the first I tried).  They do tend to be big updates, though.
>>> Don't confuse it with an X.Y -> X+1.0 upgrade which can have much bigger
>>> changes.
>>
>> No confusion for me.
>> I understood that upgrading X.Y -> X+1.0 is a bad idea
> 
> I don't think it is a bad idea. I just think that sometimes there are 
> some problems, or RedHat is not prepared to say that it will work. 
> CentOS 3 -> 4 worked for me, using 'upgradeany' option to anaconda.

The biggest problem is when the upgrade is from wu-ftpd and wu-imap to 
vsftpd and cyrus-imapd or such. There's no good way to automate such a 
process.



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John

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