Re: Upgrades from Stretch to Bullseye and from Buster to Bookworm broken
On Sun, Oct 23, 2022 at 08:23:20PM -0700, Otto Kekäläinen wrote:
> Hello LTS team!
> Users of Debian LTS are currently affected by a bug that prevents
> skipping Debian releases. If skipping a release is not possible in an
> upgrade, it makes using LTS kind of moot.
Skipping a release has never been supported, plenty of maintainer
scripts and lower level tooling only handle migration steps for
the subsequent release.
It also doesn't make LTS releases moot, since it's they among
other things they enable to deploy a setup to a baremetal server
through the typical 4-5 years lifetime.