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Re: [gNewSense-users] Re: Upgrade path

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Re: Upgrade path
Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 07:25:47 +0930

On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 19:21 +0300, Yavor Doganov wrote:
> Brian Brazil wrote:
> > 
> > There is currently no upgrade path from deltad to deltah. If you want to
> > switch, a reinstall will be required.
> How come?  I thought that Ubuntu guarantee an upgrade path from LTS to
> LTS+1, which presumably means users only have to follow the Release
> Notes (which seem to be lacking for gNS) and change their
> /etc/apt/sources.list at some point during the process (`aptitude
> dist-upgrade', etc, etc.)

I'm *suspecting* that its because brian cant guarantee an upgrade path,
and as such doesnt want to say he can. You may find an upgrade would
work anyway.

> I don't have a CD on any of my machines (I borrow one when I make the
> initial installation), so I find it very surprising that the release
> announcement is a link to a CD image.
> If "currently" means "there is currently no way, but will be available
> soon", that's of course perfectly OK.
> What has to be done about it and what precisely is the problem for the
> lack of this crucial feature?
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Karl Goetz,
Debian user / Ubuntu contributor / gNewSense contributor

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