Upgrading GNOME

Frank Jahnke jahnke at fmjassoc.com
Wed Jul 27 21:57:59 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 14:51, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:

> |
> | The upgrade is from Epiphany 1.4 to 2.2; Evolution is from 1.0.6 to
> | 1.6.0.  A simple-minded copying of the old files into their original
> | locations showed that both Epiphany and Evolution did not recognize
> | them.  If there is a page describing the upgrade I'd be happy to follow
> | it if a link is provided.
> You should never copy settings files.  Instead, let the applications
> themselves handle migration.  Evolution, for example, will migrate its
> own settings files.  Copying files by hand will only break things.

OK -- so what settings files do I delete to get this to work? 
Evolution's import facility, for example, did not recognize that any
email files existed.  I suspected that some of the index files need to
be deleted, but before I do so I seek advice.
> Note: an upgrade step this large has not been tested by the FreeBSD
> GNOME team.

I'll let you know how it works if you like.
> Joe


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