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> Although branch 6.x-2.x provides upgrade path from old 6.x-1.0-beta5 version, note that it has been broken in the 6.x-2.0-rc2 release due to incorrect schema update number in hook_update_N implementation. This has been fixed in the most recent 6.x-2.x-dev release
Might this not be good cause to make a new beta release? :)