Users and Groups administration tool
jayc at CLEMSON.EDU
Thu Mar 17 16:17:21 CST 2005
On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 13:16 -0800, George Farris wrote:
> I would have thought this is the whole point behind a dist-upgrade, to
> actually take care of these types of things.
I agree. One of Debian's selling points is that you don't have to ever
reinstall (like you do with the competition) when upgrading. Making
changes (especially small ones like this) that require a reinstall is a
bad road to head down, IMO.
User A upgrades their existing installation of Ubuntu from Warty. User
A installs Ubuntu on his friends computer with Hoary. The two systems,
while the same versions, are inconsistent. This isn't good.
Was this accidentally overlooked or is upgrading inconsistency allowed?
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