Buggy Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks update

A word of warning: Updating from Mountain lion to Mavericks is by far the most buggy process I have ever seen from Apple. At times the installer quit in the middle, My time machine volume was not recognized, network settings are lost, …

Make sure you have multiple backups and plan some downtime. On the plus-side Homebrew and my Python-packages all survived. Just make sure you use pip with a virtualenv or the –user option.

Good luck.