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Re: [opensuse-project] Upgrading openSUSE with 'openSUSE updater' question.
  • From: Stanislav Visnovsky <visnov@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 14:04:00 +0200
  • Message-id: <200710151404.00746.visnov@xxxxxxx>
Dňa Saturday 13 October 2007 14:34:50 Benji Weber ste napísal:
> On 13/10/2007, Aniruddha <mailing_list@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Debian, Gentoo and FreeBSD, are all community driven distribution which
> > provides the option to incrementally update your system. I can imagine
> > this puts less strain on the openSUSE devs and also makes the openSUSE
> > experience a lot smoother. I can imagine that enterprise users would
> > really appreciate such a model
>
> You can upgrade your system between versions by using yast -> software
> management, yast -> factory upgrade, or "zypper up -t package"
> openSUSE-updater does now have an "upgrade" mode too, but it's not
> really suited for large upgrades.

zypper up -t package will not handle package renames, splits, arch-changes 
etc, gracefully. Factory upgrade does that.

We are considering adding the distro upgrade to zypper.

Stano
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