[ic] How to update with CVS

Mike Heins mikeh@minivend.com
Mon, 16 Oct 2000 17:18:41 -0400

Quoting Zachary Matthews (zac@mediapc.com):
[snip proper procedure]

> Is there a better way to proceed than simply copying files from
> ~/interchange2 to ~/interchange?  If instead I simply run ./configure
> and install right over the old ~/interchange, won't this erase files
> that have some of my configuration prefs, such as interchange.cfg?  Are
> there other files that shouldn't be replaced?

Yes -- just do a make install again. Your interchange.cfg will not be
touched -- the only files that should be changed are distribution files.
The software distribution should only be changed appropriately and things
should run as before.

Updating catalogs is a little bit harder.

You should check the following database tables:


for more entries in each of your catalogs. Some of the new entries may be
needed in the new UI definition. If you don't modify the "meta" entries in
the UI at all, you should be able to copy over the new source file.

You should check all tables for additional columns that may be used in the
UI and templates, especially:


You may want. 

We will be improving the update process as time goes on. There is a fine
line to be walked where we give you control and keep it ourselves. 8-)

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