Matthew Woehlke wrote: > Peter Robinson wrote: > >>> I've never attempted an RPM-based update from e.g. Fedora 10 to > >>> Fedora 11. How well does that work out for regular Fedora users? > >> > >> Lot's of people will tell you that it works fine. However, this is not > >> a supported path for upgrade. Users should use Pre-Upgrade instead. > > > > Well its not supported completely, the simple fact that a lot of > > people use it means that its supported within certain constraints. > > I think you confuse "supported" and "functional". Upgrade via yum is > mostly /functional/. It is "(officially) supported" exactly to the > extent that you get to keep the pieces. If you are lucky, people /might/ > help you put them back together :-). What does "supported" mean in this context anyway? Isn't Fedora community-supported? So if someone from the community helps you when you have problems with a Yum upgrade, then Yum upgrades are supported, right? If I upgrade from the DVD, or by Preupgrade, and it breaks, who should I send the pieces to? Björn Persson
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