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Re: update mechanism for new releases

On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 9:10 PM, Mathieu Bridon
(bochecha)<bochecha fedoraproject org> wrote:
> RPM has seen a lot of improvements in speed and memory consumption

Are there any improvements on recovery of unexpectedly failed
transactions, such as OOM, kernel oops or hard power-off?

>> For the XO-1 possibility it raises the question of how existing laptops
>> could be migrated to this new system, without losing their user data.
> Backup with a School Server ?

For an RPM-driven upgrade, that wouldn't be needed as it's "in place".
The rest of my reply, well, was exactly what dsd posted a few seconds
ago -- there's a bit of work to do to complete the
"backup->upgrade->restore" cycle perfectly, and it doesn't help
XS-less environments.


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