upgrades 12.04 -> 12.10

Mike Holstein mikeh789 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 04:09:28 UTC 2012

On Oct 16, 2012 11:50 PM, "Len Ovens" <len at ovenwerks.net> wrote:
> What do we want to do with this? (bug #1066401 for those who care) The
> upgrade does what it should in effect, but the end result is not the same
> as a fresh install. The big difference is that the photography meta is
> only half there and the publishing meta is not there at all. We can SRU
> these two metas into Desktop till after next LTS and that would fix that.
> It would also install more software into the user machine they may not
> need/want.
> We can accept the install as is (so long as the machine runs right with
> what SW it does have) and include an install note that allows the user to
> install those metas if they choose. We could go back to only recommending
> a fresh install.
> Anyway, I am doing an upgrade test. I think I will pass it if things work
> after it is done (that is everything else looks ok) and we can worry about
> what to do later.
> Comments?
I trust your judgement, and will help as needed. I can see issues/benefits
with either option. I think I like going with the sru so some software is
still there. Either way, it'll be documented and workable. I'm with you
Len, and I appreciate your time.
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