Subject: Re: Procedure for V1.1 (no patches) to -current (Aug/96) on i386
To: Burns, Scott <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/03/1996 12:01:35
	Your best method _by far_ would to to pull down a 1.2BETA snapshot
	(assuming one exists for your arch) & install all except the etc
	tarfile, then diff the etc tarfile contents with your setup to
	check for any updates you should make.

	Good lcuk!

                   David/abs             (

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On Mon, 2 Sep 1996, Burns, Scott wrote:

> I downloaded the tar balls this weekend for current in hopes of moving
> my home V1.1 box up to V1.2-almost. Does anyone have a shell script
> lying around which will take me from V1.1 to current while catching all
> the items re: building gcc before lib's etc. that I ran into back in
> Mar/May ?
> I downloaded the current-users.* files from the mailing-lists directory
> and could find no posting of this other than my own. Alistair Crooks
> used to have a good procedure but I think he is in the midst of a new
> job and is unable to help with this any more. Rob Windsor
> has a V1.0 - current I found on Alta-vista but I can't find any
> V1.1-current procedures out there.
> thanx in advance
> Scott.Burns@Netcontech.Com