[gobolinux-users] upgrade 012 to 013

Greg info at welraeds.be
Tue Nov 14 09:39:30 UTC 2006

This solution is not acceptable for me. Two reasons for this: ,mv * 
Backup will loose all the ownership on my users files.
Furthermore, I do not have sufficient disk space to copy everything on a 
separate partition or directory.

Isn't there any other solution?

Lucas C. Villa Real wrote:
> 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.

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