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Re: Oops: I broke the lenny --> squeeze update

On 11/22/2010 11:11 AM, Philipp Kern wrote:
> On 2010-11-22, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, 22 Nov 2010, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
>>> The rtupdate script has since been changed (in unstable) to avoid this
>>> problem, but I'm not sure what can be done for stable users other than
>>> recommending to purge the above four packages prior to upgrade.  Is
>>> there any way to do this automatically?
> [...]
>> The release notes usually recommend to have the latest stable packages
>> before proceeding with the upgrade.
> Are they?  As far as I know we are targetting r0 users.  But then I guess
> nobody tests that anyway...

It's a general recommendation that usually is only needed for a couple
specific packages AFAICT. The upgrade from r0 is indeed usually not very
well tested...



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