Debian Woody -> Ubuntu Dapper?

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Mon Apr 24 17:21:54 UTC 2006

Am Samstag, den 22.04.2006, 11:58 -0300 schrieb Derek Broughton:
> Mario Vukelic wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 11:29 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> >> This "Ubuntu is not Debian" mantra is getting old.
> >> 
> >> For all the parts that really matter, here, Ubuntu _is_ Debian.
true for the source packages, completely false for built binaries

> >>  There's no
> >> reason to assume that you would get broken packages _going to
> >> breezy_.
> > 
> > When I sidegraded from woody to warty or hoary (can't remember), I had
> True.  And then a great deal of effort went into ensuring that, in future,
> Ubuntu packages would always have version numbers greater than the
> corresponding Debian ones.
how would that work ? if you enable sid repositories on a breezy system
nearly *all* version numbers in the debian repo will be higher today and
your system will completely break on an upgrade.

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