Jaunty still in Beta?

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Sun Apr 26 14:57:21 UTC 2009


Amedee Van Gasse (ubuntu) wrote:

> Karl F. Larsen schreef:
>> Hakan Koseoglu wrote:
>>> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>   
>>>> In the general sense, installs from RC can be safely upgraded to the
>>>> released version. This is _not_ true of alphas and betas, no matter
>>>> what the release notes or rumour says.
>>>>     
>>> [citation needed]
>>>
>>>   
>>     Yes the rumor mongers are all saying the early versions are:
>> 
>> 1. Update to the real Jaunty.
>> 2. You can NEVER get the real Jaunty if you start with a Beta LiveCD.
>> 3. I am getting all the new package data on my Jaunty-Beta as I write
>> this. This you get with $ sudo aptitude update. Next I used $ sudo
>> aptitude full-upgrade and I am getting a huge number of new files.
>> 
> People who read the release notes, will know that the beta used LABELs
> in /etc/fstab, and the RC used UUIDs.
> I prefer LABELs anyway, but that's just my personal preference.

But that shouldn't have any effect on the ability to upgrade from an earlier
version.  I really can't imagine a situation where it would be impossible
to upgrade from an alpha to the release version.
-- 
derek





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