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From: gentoo-announce-admin@g.o
Subject: Re: New Gentoo Linux/Portage Releases
Date: Sat Oct 20 10:51:02 2001
On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 10:09:13PM +0200, gentoo-announce-admin@g.o wrote:
> Is there anything that can't be had by upgrading packages? How safe is it to 
> remerge a newer baselayout?

If you merge the latest Portage first and then upgrade your packages (like
baselayout), you should be fine.  You'll need to find all the ._cfg????* files
in /etc and upgrade your in-place files.  For people who don't know what I'm
talking about, type "emerge --help config".

Best Regards,

-- 
Daniel Robbins					<drobbins@g.o>
Chief Architect/President			http://www.gentoo.org 
Gentoo Technologies, Inc.			


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