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Re: [opensuse-factory] upgrade packaging not statically built
On 14/11/17 07:20 AM, martin@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
On Tue, 2017-11-14 at 12:44 +0100, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> On 2017-11-14 10:58, martin@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> On Mon, 2017-11-13 at 15:13 +0100, Carlos E. R. wrote:
>>> El 2017-11-13 a las 15:04 +0100, martin@xxxxxxxxxxx escribió:
>>>> On Sun, 2017-11-12 at 23:34 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
>>>>> Simon Lees composed on 2017-11-13 14:04 (UTC+1030):
>>>>>> Felix Miata wrote:
>>>>>>> Basil Chupin composed on 12 Nov 2017 09:01:45 (+1100):
>>>>>>>> Felix Miata wrote:
>>>>> I thought I was emulating this urpmi safety feature via an
>>>>> emulating script.
>>>>> This was the first time it failed me after too many years to
>>>>> remember of working
>>>>> as expected with distribution releases, Factory, and TW.
>>>>>
>>>>> Why it makes sense is pretty simple, bad stuff happens,
>>>>
>>>> Hi
>>>>
>>>> It seems that bad stuff that happened here is triggered
>>>> somewhere
>>>> between chair and display.
>>>>
>>>> Also note that for regulary maintained releases, zypper patch
>>>> will
>>>> update package management stack (zypper, libzypp, rpm) befor
>>>> installing
>>>> other updates. This does not make sense for dist upgrade where
>>>> exactly
>>>> stuff that happened to you would happen - but hey I guess you
>>>> know
>>>> better then developers of distribution.
>>>
>>> But "zypper dup" is the reccomended method to upgrade from, say,
>>> Leap 42.3
>>> to 15.0. It is supposed to work out of the box.
>> And "zypper dup" works - installing zypper from Leap 15 on Leap
>> 42.3
>> does not work - my understatnding from boo#1067737 and from current
>> discussion is that breakage is not result of upgrading while using
>> zypper but consequence of user meddling with upgrade process and
>> trying
>> to use binary from future release on old one.
>
> Ah! This is an interesting point.
>
> One of the "recommended" procedures to do a distribution upgrade is
> to
> do (method (a)):
>
> zypper patch
> change repos
> zypper update zypper rpm
> zypper dup --download-in-advance
That is not reccomended ways to do distribution upgrade! Please stop
spreading such misleading "reccomendations".

M

I prefer a fresh install for Leap 15.0 than the upgrade.

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Cheers!

Roman
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