Did we really release 8.04?

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 19:14:11 BST 2008


On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 2:07 PM, Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 2:01 PM, Mathias Gug <mathiaz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 01:57:26PM -0400, Daniel Robitaille wrote:
>>> On Mon, 07 Jul 2008, Emmet Hikory wrote:
>>> >     This isn't a CLI vs. GUI issue, it's that some upgrade cases don't
>>> > work well for special reasons.  Some of these are difficult to encode
>>> > in terms of provides, conflicts, and replaces, and some are even
>>> > impossible.  Upgrade Manager (which also has a cli client) has
>>> > information about these special cases that allow the upgrade to
>>> > continue.
>>>
>>>
>>> update-manager has a cli client? Never heard of it.  How do you call it?
>>
>> As outlined on "Upgrading to Ubuntu 8.04 LTS" page in the "Network
>> upgrade for Ubuntu servers (recommended)" section [1]:
>
> Hm, I don't know why that's just the server section.  Stability issues
> with the GUI one crashing all the time affect desktop users, and then
> we're left trying to figure out how to recover from a half-upgraded
> system.

And by "all the time,"  I mean on the two computers I've
dist-upgraded, I've had update-manager die thrice at least.  Actually,
probably more than that, as I can't recall any of the upgrades I did
on my mom's computer going well.

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