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Re: Confused about dist-upgrade

On Thu 23 Jan 2014 at 17:52:00 -0500, Bob Bernstein wrote:

> At any rate, to move from, say, squeeze, to wheezy, my approach
> would be to edit my sources.list, replacing all instances of
> "squeeze" with "wheezy", and then running
> # apt-get update
> # apt-get dist-upgrade
> That as far as memory serves -- which is getting shakier and shakier
> with the advance of years :-( -- is what has worked in the past.

The recommended way is

   apt-get update
   upgrade kernel
   upgrade packages associated with any critical services
   apt-get dist-upgrade

Which is not to say your method wouldn't work.

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