7.0-PRERELEASE installworld fails

Chris racerx at makeworld.com
Sun Jan 6 06:50:41 PST 2008

On Sun, 06 Jan 2008 17:28:08 +0300
Boris Samorodov <bsam at ipt.ru> wrote:

> On Sun, 6 Jan 2008 08:17:24 -0600 Chris wrote:
> > Additionally - mergemasted can be skipped if the Op does not have
> > custom tweaks to files in /etc.
> Yes and no...
> Yes to "mergemaster -p" -- it may be skipped in short jumps. But
> better safe than sorry -- as for me I use it always. It's not too
> hard anyway. ;-)
> No to "mergemaster -i" -- this step is mandatory. One may (though
> rarely but nevertheless may) get an unbootable host without this
> step.

While this may be true - I never use mmaster with incremental upgrades.
I do however with full version jumps - never had a system go bad - of
course, your mileage may vary.

Best regards,

	R2 says that the chances of survival are 725 to 1.
	Actually R2 has been known to make mistakes - from time
	to time... Oh dear...

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