Upgrade or Re-install - Edgy to Feisty
Jeffrey F. Bloss
jbloss at tampabay.rr.com
Sat Mar 17 06:00:04 UTC 2007
Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Jeffrey F. Bloss wrote:
> >> - Should I wait about a month before upgrading to make sure there
> >> are no bugs in the upgrade process?
> > As a general rule of thumb it's advisable to avoid major server
> > upgrades like this until or unless they're absolutely necessary. If
> > the newer release offers something you can't live without and your
> > current release does not, or the older release is deemed obsolete
> > or unsupported by the distribution maintainers, as examples.
> I think that's a good general rule. But if you wait too long, it's
> difficult when the time comes.
If upgrading is "difficult" you've missed "time comes" by miles. ;)
Evaporating upgrade paths are absolute necessity defined. If it's an
issue prior to a distribution exceeding end of life the maintainers are
comatose. Switch to a sane distribution ASAP.
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(o o) Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
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