Edgy in the news
Alexander Jacob Tsykin
stsykin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 02:22:28 GMT 2006
On Wednesday 01 November 2006 04:34, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 04:51:35PM +0000, Matthew East wrote:
> > * Daniel Robitaille:
> > > The negative stories and blogs about Edgy are
> > > starting to pile up:
> > As with the last release cycle, people *expect* "apt-get dist-upgrade"
> > to work, and are losing their systems when they try. The negative
> > implications of not supporting upgrades via apt-get are starting to hit
> > Ubuntu really hard in terms of reputation.
> apt-get cannot and will not handle all upgrade scenarios; there's no way
> around that.
> How do you think we can better message the need to use the upgrade tool?
> Perhaps dist-upgrade should warn the user that it is likely to cause
> problems if they're using it for inter-release upgrades.
What about the users of Kubuntu, they use adept, not the update-manager.
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