On 11/9/19 7:16 PM, ToddAndMargo via users wrote:
On 11/9/19 2:44 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
A good place to start, but I have found it does not cover
things that go wrong. To me they are rather incomplete
but a good starting point. I reference them in my
full upgrade write up.
I'm with Ed on this. Use the official instructions. Only*after* the
upgrade has succeeded, enable the testing repos if you wish.
They are indeed a good place to start, but they
only work under ideal conditions.
No, the upgrade plugin and the procedures are designed to work under "normal"
or "ordinary" conditions.
So far I've upgraded 9 systems. Aside from 2 issues, one BZ that was fixed
the beta phase the another an issue with an malformed rpmfusion package, they
upgraded without issue and without having to use any additional parameters.
When you start always updating from "testing" repos you are doing things which
aren't "normally" done. You should expect to have issues which others won't
The set of instructions you've given are unique to your way of doing things.
enabling *all* repos. The majority of people won't do that. Some less
may just blindly do it without regards to what may happen.
Frankly, if you're always updating from testing you should enable those repos
respective repo files. That way they will be used on updates as well as
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