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Update method that keeps the VPIDs #906
Currently, the only reliable method to update between VP releases is to deactivate the plugin, upload the new version and re-activate. This unfortunately makes a thick line between the current and previous installations of VersionPress – all connection to the past is lost, VPIDs are re-generated, INI files created from scratch, etc. This is because the INI format still changes between releases and migrations are hard, see #275.
Until we have proper migrations, or until the format stabilizes so that we don't really need to change it, there could be a simpler method for the meantime: keep the