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Dual boot drive - Mountain Lion and Snow Leopard - Correct order to load software /apps?

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I want to create a dual boot drive for Mountain Lion and Snow Leopard as some of my hardware (is not supported in Mountain Lion). 


I am happy how to do this, I just want to know if there is a correct way to install software and apps.



My plan was to do a clean install of both using two partitions, the larger going to ML and smaller one for SL.  I was going to install SL from the DVD and then after updating from 10.6. to 10.6.8 and download ML from the app store and install on the larger partition.


Do I install all the software I use like Final Cut, Aperture, iLife (for Garageband) etc on the ML or SL partition or on both.  Also, is there a better way / practise of the order software updates / apps and boxed software should be installed when doing a clean machine install.


Thanks in advance.



Mac Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)


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