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@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
9. Can I "dist-upgrade" to a newer Slackware release?
- Yes.
+ Yes. See also http://slackwiki.org/Upgrade_Using_Slapt-get.
Change your source location within /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc to point to
the newer release directory. --update your local package cache, then
@@ -157,11 +157,21 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
### upgrade your local package cache
$ slapt-get --update
- ### first, upgrade the most important
+ ### first, download all of the packages prior to upgrading
+ $ slapt-get --dist-upgrade --download-only
+
+ ### second, install (not upgrade!) the newest kernel
+ $ slapt-get --install kernel --no-upgrade
+
+ ### then, upgrade the most important
#(this installs any newer versions)
$ slapt-get --install glibc-solibs pkgtools sed
- ### then, let slapt-get upgrade the rest
+ In newer versions of slapt-get, dist-upgrade automatically handles
+ installing/upgrading glibc-solibs, pkgtools, and sed prior to any
+ other changes.
+
+ ### finally, let slapt-get upgrade the rest
$ slapt-get --dist-upgrade
You can specify --remove-obsolete to remove all depreciated packages.