Warty to Hoary Preview upgrade report

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Sun Mar 20 13:05:28 CST 2005

On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 10:56:19AM -0800, Scott Ritchie wrote:

> On Sun, 2005-03-20 at 09:14 -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 12:49:36AM -0600, Ming Hua wrote:
> > This sounds like it could be a serious bug, but I have not encountered it in
> > any of my upgrade testing, and unless you saved a copy of the exact messages
> > you saw, there isn't much that we can do to diagnose the problem.
> >  - mdz
> > 
> This has come up before, sometimes with some serious consequences.
> Perhaps a log should be made automatically?  It would certainly make
> troubleshooting user problems easier when they forget to cut and paste
> (and, oftentimes, the problem isn't visible until long after Synaptic is
> closed).

That would be nice, but there's nothing we can do to record upgrades from
Warty, which is already released, and it's also too late to spec and
implement such a feature for Hoary.

 - mdz

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