Re: recommended sid upgrade method
On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 03:33, Colin Whittaker wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 09:49:03PM -0500, Neil Roeth wrote:
> > On Nov 18, Zenaan Harkness (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > apt-get update && apt-get -dy dist-upgrade
> > and then use "apt-get dist-upgrade" interactively. I do the download in the
> > cron job so I do not have to wait for all the packages to download when I do
> > the interactive dist-upgrade. This is especially useful on my laptop, which I
> > often dist-upgrade while disconnected from any network. I also have
> > apt-listchanges installed so that I see what changes are being applied during
> > the dist-upgrade.
> We do something similar on all of our servers and wrote a very simple
> little cronjob for it and have packaged it.
> Package is apticron and is available from http://apt.heanet.ie
Sounds cool. Possibly not for "stable distro" servers, but possibly a
useful addition for "dev environment" workstations/ servers, for the new
"Enterprise Debian" subproject I'm now thinking about.