[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: recommended sid upgrade method

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 09:49:03PM -0500, Neil Roeth wrote:
> On Nov 18, Zenaan Harkness (zen@iptaustralia.net) wrote:
> apt-get update && apt-get -dy dist-upgrade
> and then use "apt-get dist-upgrade" interactively.  I do the download in the
> cron job so I do not have to wait for all the packages to download when I do
> the interactive dist-upgrade.  This is especially useful on my laptop, which I
> often dist-upgrade while disconnected from any network.  I also have
> apt-listchanges installed so that I see what changes are being applied during
> the dist-upgrade.

We do something similar on all of our servers and wrote a very simple
little cronjob for it and have packaged it.

Package is apticron and is available from http://apt.heanet.ie
Colin Whittaker

Reply to: