Final 2.1 upgrade tests
|--==> Daniel James writes:
DJ> Hi Free,
DJ> I decided to test upgrading a clean install of 2.0 amd64 to 2.1 using
DJ> only Synaptic and mirrorservice.org. It worked fine, with the
DJ> following notes...
DJ> 1. ardour, ktoon, and I think qsampler were held back in the first
DJ> mark all upgrades'.
DJ> 2. ktoon and whatever other Qt app it was got upgraded on the second
DJ> pass, I guess because they needed a newer Qt4 package.
DJ> 3. ardour only gets upgraded to 2.4 if you mark it manually, because
DJ> the fftw3 package needs to be replaced.
DJ> 4. There was a question about restarting libssl services, no big deal.
DJ> 5. There's a question about replacing the contents of 64studio.list,
DJ> again no big deal because either keep or replace is fine. Keep is the
DJ> correct answer for people using an apt mirror, because the default
DJ> file specifies the main apt.64studio.com server.
DJ> All in all, I was really pleased with how smoothly it went :-)
Thanks for the detailed report. I expect many people to have non-pure
64 Studio 2.0 at this time, but of course testing clean 2.0 -> 2.1 is
actually the only thing we can support.
DJ> By the way, I've updated the readme files on the rsync feed, as some
DJ> were still 2.0 versions.
DJ> Next I'm going to test the linuxaudio.org mirror with an upgrade from
DJ> clean 2.0 i386. After that, I think we can issue the press release ;-)
Ok, I've just rebuilt the 2.1 images an APT repo. Please would you
take care of copying them to the directory from where the rsync-ed
mirrors pull the updates?
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