Upgrade 5.4 to 7 ????

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Sat Apr 19 05:56:58 UTC 2008

On Sat, 19 Apr 2008 06:13:26 +0100, Dave Carrera <dave at ephgroup.com> wrote:
> Hi List,
> Is it possible to upgrade to a stable v7 from 5.4 ??
> If so how would i go about it ???

Yes, it's possible.  You can go the build everything from source way, or
you can backup, install 7.X then restore.  Before you pick an upgrade
method, you should at least consider the following:

  * _Why_ do you want to upgrade from an older release like 5.4?

  * How many systems are you going to upgrade?

  * You should probably take a full backup of 5.4 anyway (in case
    upgrading takes a couple of attempts with either method)

  * How experienced are you with upgrading from the source?

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