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Re: About the infinite loop

On Sat, 2002-05-04 at 02:14, Eduard Bloch wrote:


> > We know that the biggest problem with testing Debian installers is that
> > hardly anyone needs to use them. The idea of doing a new install instead
> > of using the package management system to perform an upgrade is foreign
> > to most users and developers.
> What do you mean with "new install"?

Not doing a dist-upgrade of an existing system. Case in point: The only
reason I discovered this infinite loop and rushed to report it is
because I was replacing a FreeBSD install. If I had continued to do
dist-upgrades I would never have discovered that the woody install was


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