[development] 5.x to 6.x migration timeline, best practices, tips
earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Tue May 19 16:29:13 UTC 2009
Quoting Nathaniel Catchpole <catch56 at googlemail.com>:
> The only reason to upgrade from 5.x to 5.latest-stable would be if there's
> been schema changes in a minor version. This is very rare, but sometimes
> necessary - however it's easy to check by comparing system.install between
> 5.0 and 5.18 to see if any new hook_update_N() has been added.
Really? Then why is it documented practice?
1. Upgrade to the latest minor version in the major version you're
currently on (e.g. if you are on 5.5 and want to upgrade to 6.10, and
there is a 5.12 version out, upgrade to 5.12 first).
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