Did we really release 8.04?

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 18:36:45 UTC 2008

On Mon, 07 Jul 2008, Scott Kitterman wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Jul 2008 13:57:26 -0400 Daniel Robitaille <robitaille at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> >update-manager has a cli client? Never heard of it.  How do you call it?
> >
> sudo do-release-upgrade
+1 for the availability  of that command
-1 for it's name.  Even something like update-manager-cli would have made it easier
to discover. (or call it using a special command-line flag to update-manager)

Someone else asked earlier today about why the special capability of
update-manager is not rolled into apt.

I always wondered why it is a delta between Debian and Ubuntu that seems
to stay around and possibly even get worse between releases. Is there a
technical reason why all of this special IA shouldn't be included in apt?
"apt-get dist-upgrade" is something a lot of technical users are more
used to (and natural at) than update-manager or do-release-upgrade when
doing upgrades via the command line.


 Daniel Robitaille

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