[gobolinux-users] upgrade 012 to 013

Jonas Karlsson jonka750 at student.liu.se
Mon Nov 13 15:35:28 UTC 2006


2006/11/13, Lucas C. Villa Real <lucasvr at gobolinux.org>:
> On 11/13/06, Jonas Karlsson <jonka750 at student.liu.se> wrote:
> > UpgradeSystem isn't what you're looking for. I'm not at my system
> > right now so I can't check, but I think it was used to upgrade between
> > 010 and 011 or similar. There's no script to do a system upgrade from
> > 012 to 013, but otoh it can be used only using normal GoboLinux
> > scripts, like Compile and InstallPackage. I'm still on 012 and haven't
> > tried to upgrade yet (haven't had the time) so I don't know what has
> > to be done to get a complete 013 system. Perhaps someone else could
> > tell?
>
> I've done my upgrade in another way at home. Booted with the LiveCD,
> mounted my target partition and moved everything from the root
> filesystem into a directory called 'Backup' (cd /Mount/GoboLinux;
> mkdir Backup; mv * Backup).
>
> After unmounting the partition, started the Installer, making sure
> that the 'format partition' checkbox was NOT selected. After the
> system's installation was complete, it was just a matter of slowly
> moving ancient packages to /Programs and doing a SymlinkProgram.
>
With the glibc issue handled with the next release of scripts,
shouldn't it be possible to upgrade package for package, using the
packages on the CD (or the 013 repository)? Is there any settings that
are changed, that could be an issue?

-- 
/Jonas


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