update-manager vs apt-get

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Wed Jul 19 09:40:31 BST 2006

On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 08:56:01AM +0200, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-07-17 at 19:03 +0200, Ante Karamatić wrote:
> > update-manager doesn't do anything special. It just removes additional
> > manual work (editing sources.list).

Yes, in fact, it does do something special.  It uses more sophisticated,
special-purpose algorithms to handle the upgrade correctly, and we fine-tune
them to ensure that the upgrade does the right thing.

 - mdz

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