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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
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">
21 21
22<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 22<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
23<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 23<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
24<license/> 24<license/>
25 25
26<version>2.9</version> 26<version>2.10</version>
27<date>2008-03-05</date> 27<date>2008-04-01</date>
28 28
29<chapter> 29<chapter>
30<title>Gentoo and Upgrades</title> 30<title>Gentoo and Upgrades</title>
31<section> 31<section>
32<title>Philosophy</title> 32<title>Philosophy</title>
103 103
104<p> 104<p>
105The profile in use is determined by the symbolic link 105The profile in use is determined by the symbolic link
106<path>/etc/make.profile</path>, which points to a subdirectory of 106<path>/etc/make.profile</path>, which points to a subdirectory of
107<path>/usr/portage/profiles</path> which holds the profile files. For 107<path>/usr/portage/profiles</path> which holds the profile files. For
108instance, the default x86 2007.0 profile can be found 108instance, the default x86 2008.0 profile can be found
109at <path>/usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/x86/2007.0</path>. 109at <path>/usr/portage/profiles/default/linux/x86/2008.0</path>.
110The files in the parent directories are part of the profile as well (and 110The files in the parent directories are part of the profile as well (and
111are therefore shared by different subprofiles). This is why we call these 111are therefore shared by different subprofiles). This is why we call these
112<e>cascaded profiles</e>. 112<e>cascaded profiles</e>.
113</p> 113</p>
114 114
156<section> 156<section>
157<title>Releases with profile changes</title> 157<title>Releases with profile changes</title>
158<body> 158<body>
159 159
160<p> 160<p>
161If a release (such as 2007.0 for x86) introduces a new profile, you have the 161If a release (such as 2008.0 for x86) introduces a new profile, you have the
162choice to migrate to the new profile. 162choice to migrate to the new profile.
163</p> 163</p>
164 164
165<p> 165<p>
166Naturally, you are not forced to do so, and you can continue to use the old 166Naturally, you are not forced to do so, and you can continue to use the old
250</note> 250</note>
251 251
252</body> 252</body>
253</section> 253</section>
254<section> 254<section>
255<title>Updating to 2007.0 or 2006.1</title> 255<title>Updating to 2008.0, 2007.0, or 2006.1</title>
256<body> 256<body>
257 257
258<p> 258<p>
259If you intend to upgrade to these profiles, you should be aware that they expect 259If you intend to upgrade to these profiles, you should be aware that they expect
260the system to be set to a Unicode locale by default; specifically that 260the system to be set to a Unicode locale by default; specifically that

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