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Re: [p2-dev] External upgrades
- From: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 14:04:46 -0400
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On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:49:07AM -0700, Ian Bull wrote:
> The director can be used for platform upgrades, however, 3.4 cannot be
> upgraded to 3.5. (Some new things were added to the metadata that 3.4
> doesn't understand). Having said that, you might be able to use a 3.5
> director to upgrade from 3.4 to 3.5.
I'd definitely be using the new director to do this, not the old one -
I don't need to do downloads at this point so there's no benefit to
*not* using the new one. And if there's one thing I've learned about
upgrades, it's to avoid running the existing code as much as possible.
That way you have a way to fix bugs in the upgrader.
> Has anybody tried that?
I'd like to know too - but if no one has, I'll be giving it a try soon
Thanks for your help, Ian.