[CentOS] Upgrade tool for 6 to 7 migration
johnny at centos.org
Mon May 9 23:15:13 UTC 2016
On 05/09/2016 05:21 PM, Jerry Geis wrote:
> Is the https://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/CentOSUpgradeTool
> still not recommend?
> Is there a expected time when it will be working?
I personally would never do an in place upgrade on a production machine.
Call it a personal bias.
The versions we have released do not work .. there are updates that need
to be refactored and rolled in.
There are several upgrades to the tool, and I expect there will be
another set shortly before or just after the 6.8 release.
Here are the tools used:
Pre Upgrade Assistant:
As you can see, there have been several updates since the last time an
update was rolled in (4 updates to the c6 upgrade tool, 6 upgrades to
the preupgrade-assistant.) The openscap might be OK as is, not 100% sure.
These packages were supposed to be community maintained, but no one has
done the work to try to keep this updated. I can TRY to do this (but
not for a while), but it would be better if someone from the community
would do it.
Thread concerning the initial tool patches:
NOTE: The patches are scrubbed from the list, but if you have archives
of the email, they are attached to the actual mails. The are also in
So, what we need is someone from the community to maintain this. Is
there anyone who will take a look and refactor the patches and test?
This would be done on the centos-devel mailing list. If you will
maintain it .. the info is in git.centos.org, format the patches as 'git
am' patches and I will work with you to get them into git and the
If we can't get someone, then I will try to do it when I have time, but
it is not something that is a high priority and it has to come after my
other work. I don't know when I can get to it.
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