Fedora to AS3.0 upgrade?

Ben Steeves ben.steeves at gmail.com
Sat Sep 4 14:58:14 UTC 2004

On Fri, 03 Sep 2004 18:10:04 -0700, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-09-03 at 10:10, Jon Neher wrote:
> > Does anyone know if it's possible to upgrade from Fedora to AS3.0
> > without a total reinstall?
> ----
> you can pass 'upgradeany' as a boot parameter
> you'd be crazy to do it, it's not supported and it's destined to cause
> trouble.

It would be tricky, neigh on impossible to get just right.  We've done
upgrades from RH8 and RH9 to AS3.0 and even those were a little
nerve-wracking (and in some cases are still a little out of whack). 
Going from FC2/1 to AS3.0 would be even more difficult because a lot
of packages would need to be backed off rather than upgraded.  It
would be an RPM nightmare.

A fresh install might be more work to begin with, but will be less
work over all, and would be a lot less error-prone.

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