Edgy in the news

Jonathan Jesse jjesse at iserv.net
Tue Oct 31 17:41:01 GMT 2006

> 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.
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Is apt-get dist-upgrade the recommend way to upgrade for Kubuntu then?  Or
should you use adept to manage the repositories, switch them to Edgy and
the do a Full Upgrade?

Shouldn't we have an upgrade manager for kubuntu then?
Jonathan Jesse

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