docs for dapper upgrade?
adam at amyl.org.uk
Mon Feb 4 19:28:37 UTC 2008
On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 12:41:17PM -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Monday 04 February 2008 11:43, Mathias Gug wrote:
> > I'd mention that although dist-upgrade is available, it shouldn't be
> > used. We've seen some request on #ubuntu-server about fixing a
> > dist-upgrade failure. The basic answer is to use do-release-upgrade
> > instead of dist-upgrade.
> JFTR, I did Dapper -> Edgy -> Feisty -> Gutsy over the weekend on a Kubuntu
> box using dist-upgrade. Dapper --> Edgy took some manual installing of
> packages to get through and Edgy --> Feisty and Feisty --> Gutsy just worked.
> I'd suggest that while dist-upgrade isn't the official way, it generally works
> and to the extent it doesn't it's because of packaging problems we ought to
> investigate and try to fix.
Although, in most cases, they're fairly easy to sort out/remedy, ime.
(from the sed and apt school of upgraders)
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