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Bug#977477: release-notes: Update apt upgrade guidance (Was: Re: Bug#977477: apt: Adding progression indication to apt-get output)



Hi Samuel

On 16-03-2021 22:17, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Paul Gevers, le mar. 16 mars 2021 22:08:51 +0100, a ecrit:
>> <sthibault@debian.org> wrote:
>>> So we'd rather make release-notes document using apt instead of
>>> apt-get? I'm fine with that but we *ALSO* need to make sure that debian
>>> developers actually *test* that path, and not the apt-get path.
>>
>> Already the buster release notes talk about using apt instead of apt-get
> 
> Mmm, actually no, it tells to use "apt-get upgrade"
> 
> https://www.debian.org/releases/buster/amd64/release-notes/ch-upgrading.en.html#minimal-upgrade
> 
> Possibly this should be turned to 
> 
> "apt upgrade --without-new-pkgs"
> 
> ?

Looking into history, I see we did this because of
https://bugs.debian.org/931637. I guess your suggestion is a better
alternative?

Paul

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