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Bug#608022: [PATCH] Recommend against direct upgrades from releases older than lenny


Signed-off-by: Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
Cc: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com
Cc: Witold Baryluk <baryluk@smp.if.uj.edu.pl>
Cc: Osamu Aoki <osamu@debian.org>
Cc: "Adam D. Barratt" <adam@adam-barratt.org.uk>
 en/upgrading.dbk |    6 ++++++
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/en/upgrading.dbk b/en/upgrading.dbk
index 06fc6a8..c52fe27 100644
--- a/en/upgrading.dbk
+++ b/en/upgrading.dbk
@@ -277,6 +277,12 @@ upgrade process, you may wish to remove third-party packages from your system
 before you begin upgrading.
+Direct upgrades from Debian releases older than &oldrelease; are not supported.
+Please follow the instructions in the <ulink
+notes for &debian; &oldrelease;</ulink> to upgrade to &oldrelease; first.
 This procedure also assumes your system has been updated to the latest point
 release of &oldreleasename;.  If you have not done this or are unsure, follow the
 instructions in <xref linkend="old-upgrade"/>.

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