upgrade path from 5.5

Jonathan Chen jonc at chen.org.nz
Sun Sep 7 19:11:16 UTC 2008

On Sat, Sep 06, 2008 at 01:26:04PM -0400, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> So if some ports aren't supported on 5.5, I'd better get my aging
> gateway upgraded.
> This begs the question of the correct path. I'm tempted to do a fresh
> install of 7.0 and then restore, but mergemaster does a better job of
> making sure the config files are both updated, and that nothing is
> lost.
> Would the correct path be 5.5 -> 6.3 -> 7.0?

I would personally be tempted to do a fresh install of 7.0, and then
boot single user, copy over old config files and then run a

Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz>
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