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Re: [SLE] Did this submission make it to the list?
  • From: chris.reeves@xxxxxxxxx (Chris Reeves)
  • Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 19:26:07 +0000
  • Message-id: <38B2E2CF.CF24EE08@xxxxxxxxx>



Yes, it made it, but I'm afraid I can't help you...

"James P. Bennett" wrote:
>
> I got several failure notices from MAILER-DAEMON@xxxxxxxx:
>
> (Bear with me; the machine I'm trying to upgrade is on the other side
> of campus, so I may not get file names exactly right)
> Here's a restatement of a previous question:
>
> In trying to upgrade from 6.1 to 6.3 from a partition, Yast reads the
> contents of the 6.3 version fine (evident because it correctly lists the
> package versions).
>
> But it doesn't read the SuSE version info &/or medium age correctly,
> so that, when one goes to update, Yast says, "installation medium is
> older than installed system ... nothing to be automatically updated."
>
> 1. Am I in the correct Yast menu? Shouldn't it distinguish between
> update and upgrade?
>
> 2. Where does Yast read the information relevant to age of
> installation medium? I'm no C++ programmer and find the source
> very confusing. VersionNumber.cc
> seems to mark the upgrade files as "OLDER" if no version info is available. I
> had wrongly assumed that Yast used .S.u.S.E.disk1... to determine
> the version.


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