[CentOS-devel] CentOS-4.4 yumconf
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Thu Sep 7 22:32:53 UTC 2006
John Summerfield wrote:
> Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> John Summerfield wrote:
>>> Doesn't Anaconda look at the release file to see what it's supposed
>>> to upgrade _from_? If it doesn't recognise it, how will it know how
>>> to upgrade?
>> you might want to read up on what anaconda is and when its used. you
>> seem muchly confused here.
> To override the contents of that, you specify "upgradeany" when booting.
> Now, if people go creating their own centos-release package and changing
> the contents of that file (as they should), then they are inviting trouble.
no, not really - since upgradeany is the only way to get anaconda to
move from el3 to el4 anyway and will, most likely, be the only way to
move from el4 to el5.
with life-role relation of the enterprise class distro, few people
actually move a machine from major release to major release - since its
actually viable to let it just run ( look at all those C3 machines still
out there )
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq
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