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Re: apt and hamm

Bob Hilliard <hilliard@flinet.com> writes:
> apharris@burrito.onshore.com (Adam P. Harris) writes:
> > (a) we need specific installation instructions for upgrading.  Igor,
> >     is this supposed to be part of the install.sgml document, or is it
> >     separate?
> > 
> > (b) recommend for upgrades that users use *either* autoup.sh or, if
> >     they are daring, 'apt-get dist-upgrade' followed by making it
> >     dselect's acquisition method.  It would be excellent to support
> >     both of these methods via CDROM is possible, but I would hate to
> >     see that slow down the hamm release cycle.
>      There is a README for autoup.sh on
> {ftp|http}://debian.vicnet.net.au/autoup/.
>      Both the README and autoup.sh should have a separate (simplified)
> version for use on the CD.  (For instance, the script doesn't have to
> be interactive on the CD.)  The CD versions will be quick and easy to
> write, but can't be written until we know exactly where on the disk
> autoup.sh is located, and path to the hamm files.
>      If Igor wanted to incorporate the autoup.sh README in
> install.txt, that would eliminate the need to include it as a separate
> file on the CD

Interesting.  Apparently, there's going to be coverage of these topics
in the release notes, not the install.sgml document.

Volunteers?  I'm a bit overcommitted ;)

.....A. P. Harris...apharris@onShore.com...<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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