Re: Upgrade to Lenny.
On Wednesday 09 September 2009 21:02:56 Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi Oded,
> On Samstag, 5. September 2009, Oded Naveh wrote:
> > Bla bla boo, etc.
> I've noticed with joy that you have been working on this page.
It may seem so but no I haven't been, I did however write there my experience.
> The only concern I have is that the page has become quite very long, which
> is especially hard for translation I think.. is it so long because of so
> many workarounds because we havent fixed bugs we need to fix or is this
It is verbose isn't it? Yuk
Anyway, last time I visited that page I could edit it so I guess it's a
wiki :) , perhaps we can remove the upgrade from Potato section by now,
though that wouldn't help translators.
Perhaps one could pack it up in a script, this would save some lines but is
pointless if no one uses it anyway.
Myself just meditate on how much better being ugly than none.
> > Though in general Debian Edu doesn't support upgrades and people are
> > advised to reinstall, we try to provide upgrade instructions on a
> > best-effort base.
Clear as mud, a perfect reflection of the developers attitude towards
> I'm not particular happy with this statement - we provide everything on a
> best effort base, also the supported things. So saying we dont support it
> but we support it, sounds strange to me. I'm not sure how to phrase this
> better, maybe we should simply support upgrades?
Yeah, it's stupid, scrap it.
Yet, regardless of what said on support, it means fart without thorough
testing and fixing.
 lists.debian.org/debian-edu/2009/08/msg00031.html et al.