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Re: Bug#419467: Whoa, upstream wontfix?

On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 07:01:47PM +0200, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 06:49:40PM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> > The upgrade from etch->lenny should be safe provided people run/install
> > a 2.6 kernel while still on etch, I am sure this will be prominently
> > mentioned in the release announcement/release notes should this still be
> > an issue by then.
>   FWIW etch users should run 2.6 by now, hence the upgrade won't be
> messy if they follow /etch/ release notes.  Remember that in /etch/
> squid e.g. does not work if you don't have a 2.6 kernel.
>   So yes, release notes will have to put in big red capital letters
> "before anything else, upgrade to linux-image-2.6". Though, etch release
> notes should stress that, not really lenny's.

That's right, but what about people who have always been running testing
with a 2.4 kernel and have never seen (or were required to read, really,
I guess) the etch release notes?


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