Re: Question re Debian versions
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On Thursday 18 March 2004 14:28, Monique Y. Herman wrote:
> What sorts of testing would you want to do on your testing machine? The
> testing distro is a little odd in that it's really intended for
> developers, not users. It's "the stuff they're working on for the next
> release of stable," not necessarily "the stuff that's more stable than
> unstable but newer than stable." This is a subtle but important
> difference. For example, security updates will make it into testing
> *after* they make it into both unstable and stable.
I do development on the machine running Sarge. The package list in the stable
list gets a bit dated for me. They, however, are perfect for the machine that
*HAS* to be up and stable. I don't want that machine anywhere near the
> > What is the procedure for this type of an upgrade? IOW, what commands
> > would be given to apt to move the machine to the next version?
> Make sure your system is up to date relative to your current distro,
> then read:
Thanks much. I really do appreciate the info.
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