From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Tue 01 Feb 2000 - 13:00:27 GMT
> > > I suggest you backup your data and install 6.1 from scratch.
> > Don't install from scratch. Very early on during the install,
> > the Red Hat installer asks you if you want to install or
> > upgrade. Simply choose upgrade.
> I'd recommend installing from scratch if at all possible,
> upgrades tend to leave lots of sh*te lying around, like
> when truetype fonts were moved from /usr/X11/... to /usr/share/fonts
> the upgrade leaves all your old truetype fonts in /usr/X11/....
Hmm. I'll keep that in mind for my upcoming 5.2 -> 6.1
Shouldn't happen, if Redhat are maintaining the RPMs
properly. When you upgrade an RPM, the previous version
gets 'uninstalled' so any files that don't overlap with
the newer one get deleted.
Ah well. C'est la vie.
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