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Re: Broken upgrade paths in FC+FE 2006-09-12



On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 12:01:46AM +0530, Rahul alleged:
> Ville Skytt? wrote:
> 
> >
> >By the way, I don't have the impression that packagers are expected to
> >make sure that upgrades like directly from FC(x) to FC(x+2) without
> >stopping at FC(x+1) do work in the first place.  Other opinions?
> >
> 
> We definitely need to make sure that works. Many uses skip releases 
> because they dont want to upgrade so soon and they didnt find any 
> benefits in the latest release or there are some regressions and things 
> like that. Upgrade paths to newer releases should always be as smooth as 
> possible (not just between x and x+2).

Ditto.  All upgrade paths should work correctly.

-- 
Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California

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