Re: [Orlando-iOS-Developer-Group] Is it a pain to upgrade to Mountain Lion?

From: Bob V.
Sent on: Sunday, January 6, 2013 11:37 AM
I called 800-myapple since I paid a one-year warranty for my Mac Mini. I tried to upgrade from Xcode 4.3.3 to 4.5.1 with no luck. I followed their instruction but still I find out that I'm still using 4.3.3.

On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 11:31 PM, Jorge Colon <[address removed]> wrote:

I'm looking to get the latest version of XCode but I'm on Snow Leopard and I'll have to go straight to Mountain Lion since Lion isn't an option unless I buy an "authentic" (who ever knows if they really are) USB key on eBay. I've heard Mountain has a lot of issues, but I'm wondering if it's gotten better. I use my mac for full-time development (mostly web app development).  I use MAMP the most out of all things on my machine. I was wondering if I could just create a Time Machine backup of my Snow Leopard install to go back and restore my machine if I needed to. Apparently people say you'll have to do a full erase and then restore and that'll work. Anyone experience issues upgrading to Mountain Lion? I want to know what I'm getting into before I upgrade. Also if I do the upgrade does it keep everything in place or will I have to scrap things like MAMP and all of my customizations (homebrew and port programs, rvm ruby, custom firefox, etc)?


Your insight is much appreciated. :)






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