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Old 08-28-2003, 10:52 AM   #1
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update b2 -> rc1

Anybody have an idea as to how 'reliable' the update feature is (in general, not just b2->rc1)?
I just installed 9.2b2 and would like to upgrade. However since I have quite a few non-rpm packages installed I'm weary of the whole thing.

Any experience?

Many thanks

Old 08-28-2003, 09:24 PM   #2
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You should be ok with the upgrade, but it might clobber your kde menus, and a few apps might disappear. It's a good idea to keep the installers for non-urpmi stuff in a directory you can go through when you get a new system.

what non-rpm apps do you have? If you add the plf and texstar sources, you can get most anything through urpmi, from mozilla firebird and realplayer and flash to freecraft and sqlite and mplayer-codecs and dcgui. Even kdevelop3/gideon alpha's are around somewhere. I'd look into it.


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