Uprading to 5.X from 4.X

Iain Dooley mail at iaindooley.com
Sun Apr 24 18:32:23 PDT 2005

Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 11:23:05AM +0000, Iain Dooley wrote:
>>hi all, i keep seeing comments such as "upgrading across major versions is 
>>not recommended for mere mortals". so what the hell are 'mere mortals' such 
>>as myself supposed to do when we want to upgrade across major versions?
> Use sysinstall to do a binary upgrade, or carefully follow the
> directions in the handbook.

binary upgrade!!! brilliant, i didn't even know it existed. is there a section in the handbook on it? i couldn't find one. 

will there be issues running programs currently installed on my system after a binary upgrade?



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