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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: 13.1 to Leap 42.1

On Sat, Oct 31, 2015 at 09:27:07PM +1030, Simon Lees wrote:

On 10/31/2015 05:38 PM, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
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".

Someone reported on irc having issues with network.service after doing 13.1
to 42.1 today. Although I'm guessing that never seemed to work.

Rumours are rumours and bugreports are bugreports. The facts available
from a report are a base to a discussio. Rumours are usefull to chat
about at the market or in the pub but aren't a big benefit to the


Lars Müller [ˈlaː(r)z ˈmʏlɐ]
Samba Team + SUSE Labs
SUSE Linux, Maxfeldstraße 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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