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Re: [opensuse-factory] Please review Leap 42.1 release notes
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On 2015-10-22 16:34, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
Johannes Meixner wrote:
On Oct 22 10:56 Ludwig Nussel wrote (excerpt):
If you find noteworty issues with Leap or have packages that
need special attention when updating from previous releases

I assume "updating from previous releases" means in practice
"updating from openSUSE 13.2"?

Regarding "releases" (plural): Is "updating from openSUSE 13.1"
officially supported?

Well, I'm not sure talking about "officially supported" makes
sense in the context of openSUSE :-) From a technical PoV upgrading
from 13.2 has a higher chance to succeed than from older releases.

Right.
But I understand it means that Bugzillas on upgrade from 13.1 issues
will not be closed directly.

Another point here is differentiating between a zypper dup and a boot
dvd and choose upgrade methods (online/offline). The former is very
possible that fails, the other typically works (I'm not thinking
specifically of Leap, but of two versions jumps).


Regarding "updating from openSUSE 13.2":

I think all packages that come from SLE12 and have a lower
version that the one in 13.2 potentionally need special attention
because in those cases a version downgrade happens when updating
to Leap.

A lower version doesn't mean that it's causing problems on upgrade
though.

No, but people should know about their existence, or they may be
disappointed if they find out after upgrading.

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.

(from 13.1 x86_64 "Bottle" (Minas Tirith))
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