5.3 -> 6.2 should work right?

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Wed Jan 24 12:52:43 UTC 2007

On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 18:44:26 +0100
Nagy László Zsolt <nagylzs at freemail.hu> wrote:
> By the way, updating a system from 5 to 6 is a headache. (Updating
> from 4 to 5 is much easier.) Many will suggest (including me) to
> install your new 6.2 system from binaries, and then transfer your
> programs and users, if possible.

That an odd thing to say. The major version number was only bumped to 6
because some interfaces changed. I remember it as a particularly easy
upgrade, simpler than the average 5.x to 5.x+1 upgrade. The 4.x to 5.x
upgrade was one of the most radical.

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