[freetds] Safely upgrading to the lastest FreeTDS version from 0.60

James K. Lowden jklowden at schemamania.org
Mon Jun 9 19:04:06 EDT 2003


On Mon, 9 Jun 2003 15:57:23 -0400, "Joel  Apter" <japter at ibxtech.com>
wrote:
> Is there anything special that I need to do when installing .61 over .60
> or should the regular install from scratch instructions be sufficient?  

Nothing special, no.  

> Also, are there certain files that I should backup in case they get
> overwritten or in case the upgrade goes wrong

The only thing I'm not entirely sure about is freetds.conf (and
locale.conf).  Those are the only things you edit.  They shouldn't be
overwritten by the installation, but I'd make a copy just to be sure.  I'm
quite sure your PWD file (used in "make check") is preserved.  

--jkl



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