[development] 5.x to 6.x migration timeline, best practices, tips

Andrew Berry andrewberry at sentex.net
Tue May 19 17:04:07 UTC 2009

On 19-May-09, at 12:29 PM, Earnie Boyd wrote:

> Really?  Then why is it documented practice?
> <quote reference="http://drupal.org/upgrade/">
> 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).
> </quote>

I assume in this case it's so that if there are any API-changing fixes  
in the point release, they are more easily dealt with than during a  
full upgrade.

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