IPhone4 sync to new computer does not receive new content

I have a problem when attempting to change the PC to which my iPhone syncs.
i) Sync to old laptop fine - picks up music, photos etc.
ii) Change to a new laptop:
- authorize this
- transfer purchases
- this fails on some apps e.g. BBC News, but not others. So download the failed apps on to the new laptop.
iii) Setup autosync for some test content - music, podcast, photos and a new app.
Storage bar at the bottom of iTunes shows what should happen.
iv) Sync - this gives the warning about using a new library and it'll erase the 'old' content. Select okay.
v) Sync then removes the old content from the old laptop but does not add the new content from the new laptop. No errors. Storage bar reverts to current status, synced content tabs stay as I selected them (e.g. 77 pictures from a folder are selected in iTunes but no present on the phone).
Hmmm...
Tried rebooting everything, tried switching to manual management and back. Nothing seems to work, so I cannot get music back onto the phone.
Everything else is fine, e.g. backup and syncing google contents etc.
I understand that the phone will only sync to one iTunes library.
Anyone have a fix or clue?
I've never done a restore, so don't know what might be broken thereafter?!

Answered my own question - sort of (and after some hours)...
Plenty of other threads refer to the how-to-copy-your-library support pages - in my case, I'd used this to copy an older iPod library to the new laptop and did not copy the iPhone library as well.
Copying the full library off the old library fixes the problem for the iPhone and I'm now rebuilding the music+podcast library to support the iPod.
Summary is that you must copy the library for the iPhone from old to new PCs. If you have another i* device, then you may run into the same issue as me...

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