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Re: Time to upgrade FC8->FC10



On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 01:30:06PM -0600, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Marcel J.E. Mol wrote:
> > 
> > It seems preupgrade wants to donwload everything, but I have a F10 DVD that
> > I want to use. How can I tell preupgrade to use the DVD for the packages?
> > Could not find anything in the docs/web pages about that...
> > 
> > -Marcel
> > 
> > 
> From the end of  /usr/share/doc/preupgrade-1.0.1/README:
> 
> == Adding Custom Distributions ==
> preupgrade searches the following locations for release data, in order:
>   ./releases.txt
>   ./data/releases.txt
>   http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/releases.txt
> If you want to add your own distribution to preupgrade: download
> releases.txt, edit it to your liking, then run preupgrade from that
> dir - or save it to ~/releases.txt to make it work when preupgrade
> is run normally.
> 
> 
> Please note that /usr/share/preupgrade/releases.list is ignored and
> is only being shipped for compatibility reasons. Use ~/releases.txt
> for customization.

Thanks. Instead of thinking in terms of DVDs I should have been thinking 
about 'distribution on DVD'. Got it now :)

-Marcel


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