Upgrading from 6.2 to 7.0
jay at splitstreams.com
Mon Mar 10 17:08:29 UTC 2008
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illoai at gmail.com wrote:
> On 08/03/2008, Adam J Richardson <fatman at crackmonkey.us> wrote:
>> The-IRC Hosting Administration Team wrote:
>> > There is nothing wrong with obtaining the source code of 7.X and doing a
>> > full recompile to upgrade your version sanely.
>> Ah, really? Good news. I heard somewhere there were problems upgrading
>> like that across a major version boundary. Or was it to a BETA? That
>> might have been it.
> AFIK, that was 4.x -> 5/6
> Ports, which are bound to be a problem across
> major versions.*
> Also, 8.x has a recent change which prevents
> easy upgrading from early versions of 5/6(/7?).
> In any case, I had no problems upgrading to 7 via
> normal methods as outlined in /usr/src/UPDATING
> for two machines running 6.x
Well, I'm going to give this a try on a machine today. Thanks for all
the input everyone.
> * literally everything explodes and your fish dies.
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