Migrating to deb822 sources on upgrade to Mantic

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at ubuntu.com
Tue Sep 19 19:58:03 UTC 2023

On Tue, Sep 19, 2023 at 03:25:47PM -0400, Nick Rosbrook wrote:
> > As a part of the effort to use deb822 sources by default in Ubuntu[1],
> > on upgrades to Mantic, ubuntu-release-upgrader will migrate
> > /etc/apt/sources.list to /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntu.sources, and
> > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/foo.list to
> > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/foo.sources. This change has been implemented
> > and is now in mantic.

> The release goal to have deb822 by default in Mantic has been pushed
> back, hence ubuntu-release-upgrader will no longer migrate users to
> deb822.

> The deb822 sources are still usable, and apt will have no problem with
> them. The most notable blocker right now is that the
> software-properties UI cannot handle the deb822 format yet[1]. If you
> have already upgraded to Mantic, and would like to revert to the
> classic sources.list, you should be able to do so with:

> $ cp /etc/apt/sources.list{.distUpgrade,}
> $ rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntu.sources

Is this entry in the mantic release notes still accurate?

* add-apt-repository now adds PPAs as deb822 .sources files (Improvements to
  PPA management in 23.10)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                   https://www.debian.org/
slangasek at ubuntu.com                                     vorlon at debian.org
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