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Re: [opensuse] Re: upgrade => 11.3
  • From: Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2010 22:52:50 -0400
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On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 4:28 PM, jdd-gmane <jdd@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Le 05/07/2010 20:55, Hans Witvliet a écrit :

Hence my Q if there is a "official" preferred/recommended way of
upgrading virtual machines?

"official", I don't know :-(

I never tried to upgrade, simply because this may lat you with
difficult changes. For example, it's nearly done to remove Hal and use
I don't remember what other package.

How can you manage this on upgrade?

That said, there is an official command named "wagon" that will at
some moment be certified to make an upgrade
http://en.opensuse.org/Wagon

In theory both "yast wagon" and "zypper dup" are going to be supported
but as of RC2, wagon still had at least one bug. , buteI think wagon
is more user friendly, but most devs use the zypper dup approach, so
it is far more tested.

The main upgrade page is: http://wiki.opensuse.org/SDB:System_upgrade,
but the links to the wagon page are currently dead. (Soon to be
fixed.)

Greg
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