Edgy in the news
Alexander Jacob Tsykin
stsykin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 02:28:42 GMT 2006
On Wednesday 01 November 2006 08:02, Matthew East wrote:
> * Matt Zimmerman:
> > 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.
> If apt-get can't be amended to support the same technology that
> update-manager uses, then yeah, I'd say a prominent message, requiring
> user intervention to continue.
Leaving Kbuntu uses out in teh cold, ebcause they definitely do nto ahve an
update-manager, and the sever users too.
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