Announcing Beta release of Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sat Apr 22 00:13:55 UTC 2006

On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 11:58:22PM +0000, Mariano Draghi wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> [snip]
> > It is possible to upgrade manually, but the DapperUpgrades method is
> > strongly recommended.  A simple dist-upgrade attempts to resolve the entire
> > upgrade based solely on the package metadata, while the upgrade tool is more
> > sophisticated and has explicit logic supplied by the development team to
> > provide a smooth upgrade.
> >
> Matt, can the DapperUpgrades method use the CD to perform de upgrade?
> This was mentioned in the spec, but I don't know if the feature make it
> in the current update-manager.

Some work has been done in this area, but it is incomplete at present.

 - mdz

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