Re: Draft for lenny release announcement
On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 11:07:28PM +0200, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
> Ben Finney wrote:
> > Adeodato Simó <email@example.com> writes:
> >>> <p>Upgrades [… are automatically handled by the aptitude package
> >>> management tool for most configurations, and to a certain degree
> >>> also by the apt-get package management tool.
> >> This should be consistent with the Release Notes. I haven't been
> >> tracking the relevant section there very closely, but I thought
> >> apt-get was preferred now over aptitude.
> > Whereas I was sure the opposite is true (aptitude is now recommended
> > over apt-get).
> >> Could you investigate, and swap the order if that's the case?
> The preferred tool is aptitude.
This is not a matter for you to decide by fiat. The tools recommended in
the release notes should be the ones that work most reliably for
dist-upgrading from the previous release. Based on various upgrade reports
I've seen over the past year, that isn't aptitude.
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