Edgy in the news
mvo at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 2 11:05:56 GMT 2006
On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 01:22:28PM +1100, Alexander Jacob Tsykin wrote:
> 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.
We have a spec for feisty to support kubuntu naively with the
ReleaseUpgrader as well. The ReleaseUpgrader is written with multiple
frontends in mind.
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