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Bug#727708: systemd jessie -> jessie+1 upgrade problems


Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> writes:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 01:19:48PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> > And now you bring up the point that Debian should reconsider the 
>> > lenght of it's release cycles if systemd upstream decides to not
>> > support upgrades between distribution releases as far apart as Debian's. [3]
>> Well, of course we should reconsider the length of our release cycle
>> (and make it 3 years like major OS players do),
> You miss the critical difference:
> Red Hat does not support upgrades between major releases of their 
> enterprise distribution.

Except they do: "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 will offer an in-place
upgrade feature for common server deployment types, allowing data
centers to migrate existing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 systems to Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 7"[1].


   [1] <http://www.redhat.com/about/news/archive/2013/12/red-hat-announces-availability-of-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-beta>

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