Preupgrade: Upgrade F8 i386 to F9 x86_64?
tarjei.knapstad at gmail.com
Fri May 16 19:58:19 UTC 2008
2008/5/16 Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org>:
> Tarjei Knapstad wrote:
>> I have a 64bit laptop in which I've installed FC6 i386 (due to 64bit
>> trobules at the time) which has been upgraded twice through F7 and F8.
>> Is it possible to "cross-upgrade" my distro from i386 to x86_64
>> without reinstalling from scratch using the preupgrade tool? I can
>> easily edit the
>> /usr/share/preupgrade/releases.list to grab packages for another
>> architecture, but will it work? :)
> Not cleanly, no.
As in "do not attempt ever", or are there obstacles that can be
overcome? I wouldn't mind looking into the preupgrade/anaconda code if
this is something that is feasible, but it would help to know which
problems I might encounter in that case.
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