Re: Upgrade notes...
Bruce Perens writes ("Re: Upgrade notes..."):
> From: Dale Scheetz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > There have been a number of requests for upgrade notes. I have been
> > pointing these people to my machine for my notes and upgrade script.
> > Is there any reason that I should not put these files into debian/upgrade?
> > I have uploaded them to my home directory on master, so if you give the go
> > ahead, I can move them into debian/upgrade from there. I suspect a posting
> > to debian-announce would then be in order, as well as some kind of regular
> > posting to debian-user in response to those users who still ask.
> > Does this sound ok to you?
> I think it would be fine to move them into unstable/upgrade-i386 .
Please put my upgrade instructions in the same directory, at least as
prominently. There should be no problems with them, that I know of at
the moment, though they do require an up-to-date Packages file.
These instructions are:
1. Install by hand the latest version of the a.out dpkg from the
upgrades directory, eg `dpkg --install dpkg-1.2.4.deb'.
2. Run dselect. Go through Access/Update/Select/Install/Remove in
order, using the unstable tree. (This will get them the latest ELF
I know that they're very short, but that's the whole point of having a
fancy package management system and a powerful front-end like dselect.
NOTE: when we release 1.1 and make `stable' point to it you'll have to
tell people to make dselect use `stable' rather than `unstable', of