Announcing migration-assistant

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Tue Feb 13 13:31:46 GMT 2007

On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 04:09:48PM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> (redirecting to ubuntu-devel@)
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 08:31:05AM -0500, Evan Dandrea wrote:
> > Just in time for Feature Freeze, migration-assistant 0.3.1 was
> > uploaded to main and the accompanying changes were merged into
> > Ubiquity.  It can be run using the --migration-assistant option in
> > Ubiquity.
> I'm very pleased to see this landing in Ubuntu.
> Is it intended that there be another way to invoke this functionality for
> Feisty?  Obviously, very few users invoke Ubiquity from the command line,
> and since this feature is intended especially to assist novice users, it
> won't be accessible to them without a more convenient interface.

We're hoping to be able to turn it on by default once it's had a little
bit of testing by folks other than Evan, yes; this is the same way I
handled the new partitioner. I don't think we necessarily expect lots of
feedback, but having a few people try it out will still be valuable.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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