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Re: can i upgrade FCR5t2 to FCR5 final via yum or some other methodwithout reinstal



So if we continue to update FC5t3 it becomes FC6t1 and is this the same as rawhide or are all of these newer or different trees?

It sounds like we should have the latest stable release and another for the current testing release for comparison?

Lillie

----- Original Message ----- From: "Jeff Spaleta" <jspaleta gmail com> To: <anyweb linux-noob com>; "For testers of Fedora Core development releases" <fedora-test-list redhat com>
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 4:15 PM
Subject: Re: can i upgrade FCR5t2 to FCR5 final via yum or some other methodwithout reinstal


On 3/16/06, any web <anyweb hotmail com> wrote:
quick question from me, can I upgrade my FCR5t2 installation to FCR5 when it
releases
on the 20th ? and I mean via yum and not via the new iso's.

You can attempt to. But I don't recommend it. I recommand doing a
complete wipe and doing a fresh install of the final release if it is
your intention to stop participating in the development process.

http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Testing
By installing a test release you are essentially agreeing to doing a
fresh install of a stable release when you are ready to stop
participating in the development process. Please remember that the
fedora core development process is an on-going affair and the test
releases are just more easily digestable versions of the current
development tree. Once you install the test release you are
essentially running a version of the development tree. Once you start
installing updates you are syncing with the development tree. Moving
off the development tree to any stable release could be considered
downgrading in a sense.


-jef

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