Oops, re aptitude : was [Re: Edgy in the news]
mdke at ubuntu.com
Mon Oct 30 08:12:54 GMT 2006
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* Eric Dunbar:
> On 29/10/06, Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
>> Actually I missed the fact that the page *does* mention aptitude.
> And, on that page there's this very telling comment by Canonical
> regarding apt-get:
> "Upgrading Ubuntu using apt-get
> Please note - this method is much less reliable. Using Update Manager
> (see above) is likely to be much less problematic. "
We obviously have a problem with this - everyone on this thread has
referred to that page as being "official" Ubuntu documentation.
In fact, as you can see by the "Community" tab, it's simply
documentation written by the community, and is not either "official" or
It looks like we need to work on how we communicate the reliability of
these wiki pages (so cc:ing to the documentation team mailing list).
Note that the warning you cite wasn't then until yesterday, when I added it.
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