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Re: Release

[Giorgio Pioda]
> Hi,
> are there some caveats running apt-get dist-upgrade
> on jessie/tjener after the release?

Running 'apt-get dist-upgrade' will not move from Wheezy to Jessie, if
that is what you worry about.  For that you will need to edit
/etc/apt/sources.list* first.

There are problems associated with using APT to upgrade from Wheezy to
Jessie, mostly associated the fact that any problem will leave you with
a broken server (ie burning the bridge as you move over it).  For that
reason alone I would recommend installing a replacement server and test
it before dropping the old server.

There is also the issue with configuration files (and conffiles)
changing format and fields.  One need to be careful with those when
upgrading using apt.

Luckily all of /etc/ is kept in git using etckeeper, so it is possible
to figure out exactly what was changed during upgrades.

Happy hacking
Petter Reinholdtsen

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