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Re: [opensuse] Upgrade from 10.1 to 11.1
  • From: Roger Oberholtzer <roger@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 10:27:53 +0100
  • Message-id: <1233048473.19645.21.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 03:14 -0600, David C. Rankin wrote:

Keep this in your hip pocket for when the dependencies start flying ;-)

The machine I want to update is pretty much only SUSE RPMs. Either the
original or ones done via update. Not lots of funny things added from
all over the place. I think using things like pacman leads to confusion
as the version numbers used there are not based on the same system as
SUSE (for the same package). So sorting out dependencies must have a
greater chance of failing.

No matter, a backup of needed info will be done first, as is always the

Roger Oberholtzer

OPQ Systems / Ramböll RST

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"On two occasions I have been asked (by members of Parliament!),
'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures,
will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend
the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
- Charles Babbage 1791-1871)
English computer pioneer, philosopher

And remember:

It is RSofT and there is always something under construction.
It is like talking about a large city with all construction finished.
Not impossible, but very unlikely.

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