[haiku-bugs] Re: [Haiku] #10278: Various quirks related to upgrading Haiku via pkgman

  • From: "stippi" <trac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2013 11:33:07 -0000

#10278: Various quirks related to upgrading Haiku via pkgman
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   Reporter:  waddlesplash            |      Owner:  bonefish
       Type:  bug                     |     Status:  new
   Priority:  normal                  |  Milestone:  R1
  Component:  Servers/package_daemon  |    Version:  R1/Development
 Resolution:                          |   Keywords:
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Has a Patch:  0                       |   Platform:  All
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Comment (by stippi):

 Replying to [comment:11 Giova84]:
 > Just for the record, i've tried to upgrade my Haiku installation
 "offline" (from another installation), replacing older packages with newer
 ones. All worked fine and i haven't lost my replicants.

 It is expected that this works. You can also "jam @your-profile update-
 packages" to update your Haiku image from source.

 The flakiness with live-updates however is that Package FS unpublishes
 files from running applications and also data files. This triggers node-
 monitoring events, so that for example app_server unloads font files. I am
 not sure what more serious problems it may cause, but see comment:5.

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