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2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
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4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-upgrading.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-upgrading.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Upgrading Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Upgrading Guide</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
15 15
16<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 16<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
17<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 17<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
18<license/> 18<license/>
19 19
20<version>2.3</version> 20<version>2.4</version>
21<date>2006-05-27</date> 21<date>2006-08-31</date>
22 22
23<chapter> 23<chapter>
24<title>Gentoo and Upgrades</title> 24<title>Gentoo and Upgrades</title>
25<section> 25<section>
26<title>Philosophy</title> 26<title>Philosophy</title>
97 97
98<p> 98<p>
99The profile in use is determined by the symbolic link 99The profile in use is determined by the symbolic link
100<path>/etc/make.profile</path>, which points to a subdirectory of 100<path>/etc/make.profile</path>, which points to a subdirectory of
101<path>/usr/portage/profiles</path> which holds the profile files. For 101<path>/usr/portage/profiles</path> which holds the profile files. For
102instance, the default x86 2006.0 profile can be found 102instance, the default x86 2006.1 profile can be found
103at <path>/usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/x86/2006.0</path>. 103at <path>/usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/x86/2006.1</path>.
104The files in the parent directories are part of the profile as well (and 104The files in the parent directories are part of the profile as well (and
105are therefore shared by different subprofiles). This is why we call these 105are therefore shared by different subprofiles). This is why we call these
106<e>cascaded profiles</e>. 106<e>cascaded profiles</e>.
107</p> 107</p>
108 108
150<section> 150<section>
151<title>Releases with profile changes</title> 151<title>Releases with profile changes</title>
152<body> 152<body>
153 153
154<p> 154<p>
155If a release (such as 2006.0 for x86) introduces a new profile, you have the 155If a release (such as 2006.1 for x86) introduces a new profile or subprofile,
156choice to migrate to the new profile. 156you have the choice to migrate to the new profile.
157</p> 157</p>
158 158
159<p> 159<p>
160Naturally, you are not forced to do so, and you can continue to use the old 160Naturally, you are not forced to do so, and you can continue to use the old
161profile and just update your packages 161profile and just update your packages
201 <th>Most recent profiles</th> 201 <th>Most recent profiles</th>
202 <th>Other supported profiles</th> 202 <th>Other supported profiles</th>
203</tr> 203</tr>
204<tr> 204<tr>
205 <th>alpha</th> 205 <th>alpha</th>
206 <ti>2006.1</ti>
206 <ti>2006.0</ti> 207 <ti>2006.0</ti>
207 <ti>2005.0, 2005.0/2.4, no-nptl, no-nptl/2.4</ti> 208 <ti>2005.0, 2005.0/2.4, no-nptl, no-nptl/2.4</ti>
208</tr> 209</tr>
209<tr> 210<tr>
210 <th>arm</th> 211 <th>arm</th>
211 <ti>2004.3</ti> 212 <ti>2004.3</ti>
212 <ti></ti> 213 <ti></ti>
213</tr> 214</tr>
214<tr> 215<tr>
215 <th>amd64</th> 216 <th>amd64</th>
217 <ti>2006.1</ti>
216 <ti>2006.0</ti> 218 <ti>2006.0</ti>
217 <ti>2005.1, 2005.1/no-multilib, 2005.0, 2005.0/no-multilib</ti> 219 <ti>2005.1, 2005.1/no-multilib, 2005.0, 2005.0/no-multilib</ti>
218</tr> 220</tr>
219<tr> 221<tr>
220 <th>hppa</th> 222 <th>hppa</th>

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