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Re: [alpine-user] upgrading to edge

From: Wayne <waynedpj_at_ingiro.xyz>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:28:47 -0400

Quoting Tim Jones <b631093f-779b-4d67-9ffe-5f6d5b1d3f8a_at_protonmail.ch>:

> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> On Tuesday, September 18, 2018 3:08 AM, Wayne <waynedpj_at_ingiro.xyz> wrote:
>
>> ahoy all,
>>
>> successfully installed Alpine 3.8 on an x86-64 machine and then
>> tried to upgrade to the rolling 'edge' release using these instructions:
>>
>> https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/Include:Upgrading_to_Edge
>>
>> the instructions finish with saying that upon updating to edge the
>> command 'cat /etc/alpine-release' should show a 'build date attached
>> to the release'. however after following all instructions and
>> rebooting 'cat /etc/alpine-release' still gives me '3.8.0'.
>>
>> is the wiki incorrect or does this indicate that i have not been
>> upgraded to edge? i would be happy to update the wiki in whatever case.
>>
>> thanks, w
>>
>>
>
>
> Yeah, its a bug that has been reported by me and a bunch of other
> people. Still awaiting a fix..... . ;-(

OK, thanks though i should have checked the bugs first :) besides
this however a bit of playing around seems to indicate that we are
indeed on the rolling edge release even though the /etc/alpine-release
is not being update?

thanks again, w



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Received on Tue Sep 18 2018 - 12:28:47 UTC