upgrading LTS to LTS

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Tue Oct 12 13:44:32 UTC 2010

On 12 October 2010 13:54, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 12 October 2010 12:22, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:
>> In theory, yes.
> A slightly ambiguous answer there I think.

Deliberately so. There is no way to know now, 18 months before the
next LTS releases, whether it will be _possible_ to upgrade from LTS
to LTS. Hence 'in theory'.

> Yes you should be able to
> upgrade LTS to LTS, or you can go through the intermediate releases if
> you wish.

Arguably your "should" is just as ambiguous :)

As I understand it 8.04 to 10.04 direct upgrades were not recommended
until at least 10.04.1 was released. Can't recall where I heard that


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