Re: woody/sarge vs. stable/testing in sources.list
On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 11:14:12AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Ok, please forget _why_ I ask. The question remains - are the release
> > codenames equivalent to "stable"/"testing" in sources.list? I dont
> You can safely use the codenames.
Ok, thank you!
> > And Greg, please think of machines running for a long time and upgrading
> > automatically through a cronjob or something.
> I *strongly* recommend against upgrading by cron job. Just don't do it;
> there are lots of ways it can break.
I know that this is not recommended. But I often set up Debian machines
for "friends" who have virtually no clue whatsoever and no intentions
of changing this. The machines are obviously not very important but I
want to provide at least a minimal level of security because if I do not
it will be sooner that I have to spend time and efforts in fixing their