feisty still in the archive?
mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Tue Dec 9 08:34:32 GMT 2008
On Sun, 2008-12-07 at 15:57 -0800, Scott Ritchie wrote:
> Perhaps we should at least keep updates to the update-manager package
> so people can upgrade out of the mess they're in...
I doubt this is possible, because such a system is just as likely
missing all kinds up other updates and cannot be upgraded without
applying them all.
What _should_ happen, however, is IMHO that
* Update Manager should alert the user that the system is about to
go EOL. Currently, unless you are subscribed to ubuntu-announce,
this happens silently. Non-expert users will never know. 
* If EOL is already reached, Update Manager should rewrite
sources.list to point to
 BTW: the installer could offer to subscribe the user to
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