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Re: upgrade packs

From: "Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2010 10:07:38 -0400

On Sat, April 10, 2010 8:18 am, Gergo Szakal wrote:

> These are basically source trees on which buildworld and buildkernel
> has already been performed. If one tar's these up and shares them, the
> end-user would only have to download and unpack them, followed by an
> installkernel/installworld/upgrade sequence. Were these pulled from
> git, later updates for the branch from which the whole thing was
> generated could easily be pull'd and quickworld/quickkernel could be
> performed (I am talking about release branches in the first place).
> This way, binary upgrades would partially be resolved, but this needs a
> little extra storage space on the mirrors, however this should be no
> big concern since my copy here is ~700M uncompressed.

You could probably try this with two separate virtual machines - 1 2.4 and
1 2.6.  Hint hint.

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