Re: Upgrade path to slink from pre-2.0 releases
On 20 Nov 1998, Guy Maor wrote:
> Bob Hilliard <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Another approach, since apt-get is now stable, would be to abandon
> > the autoup script entirely. The libc5 version of apt-get and
> > dpkg_126.96.36.199.deb (required when updating from a buzz system) and a
> > README file would be the only files needed in the upgrade directory.
> > As before, this would not need updating for future releases.
> I prefer this method.
autoup.sh did its job as a quick-and-dirty hack, but apt is a much better