Re: Importance of partial upgrades
On Sat, 2010-10-16 at 20:50 +0200, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> the partial upgrade of lvm breaks grub2 (cf. #588026), however this is
> not mentioned in the control file. I was bitten by this quite hard and
> reported it, according to my understanding of policy this is "only"
> important, however. I've seen no maintainer reaction on this issue,
> unfortunately, but before reconsidering the severity I would like to
> ask debian-release how you would rate this issue.
Partial upgrades from one stable release to another are expected to
work, unless there's a really good reason (of the kind which one would
most likely expect to be mentioned somewhere prominent such as in the
If installing the squeeze version of lvm2 on a lenny system leaves the
system in an unbootable state then that would be an RC bug.