feisty still in the archive?
maxb at f2s.com
Fri Dec 12 12:57:42 GMT 2008
Mario Vukelic wrote:
> 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
How much bandwidth usage is old-releases.ubuntu.com willing/able to
sustain, and might automatically moving users onto it exceed this?
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