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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: 13.1 to Leap 42.1
31.10.2015 01:50, Yamaban пишет:
First: Never ever try a "online distro upgrade" aka "zypper dup" for
such a two version step. At best it will seem to work and fail later.

Such horror stories are not helpful at all. zypper dup may fail to upgrade some packages, when package structure changed significantly. It may have problems with dependencies for packages not part of distribution. But assuming zypper dup actually completed without errors - what can cause it to mysteriously "fail later"?

Besides this list is full of examples when clean new installations "seem to work and fail later".

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