(resurrecting this thread...) On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 06:33:14PM +0100, Luk Claes wrote: > >>> A Google search for "debian upgrade reports" (no quotes) returns a page > >>>  that is out of date since it is a template for a woody -> sarge > > > > -->  is http://release.debian.org/upgrade-report.html > > > ... > > That being said, attached is a patch to the current upgrade-report.html page > > to add additional information (and do not make it depend on a specific Debian > > release). I think it's worthwhile mentioning that the user's should use > > script if they want to provide accurate information (the Release Notes > > already say this, but stressing this here too might lead to more useful bug > > reports) > > Patch committed. The page still contains at least two references to woody. See attached proposed patch. Is that page intended to be used as a template while etch is still "testing", or after the etch release when people are upgrading from oldstable to stable? If the latter, then it should also be updated to refer to the latest stable release notes, rather than http://www.debian.org/releases/testing/releasenotes (I can see how one might argue that we no longer need the upgrade reports after etch is released, but I don't know that I agree.) noah
--- /org/release.debian.org/www/upgrade-report.html 2007-01-07 10:30:24.000000000 -0700 +++ upgrade-report.html 2007-02-14 15:39:31.000000000 -0700 @@ -23,10 +23,10 @@ href="http://www.debian.org/releases/testing/releasenotes">release notes</a> for the latest testing release before upgrading. They contain useful hints how to do the upgrade and information about known problems. If you are upgrading from -an <em>old</em> stable release you should read the release notes for +an <em>old</em> (pre-sarge) stable release you should read the release notes for all the stable releases between your release and the release you are upgrading to. Release notes will only cover upgrades from the previous -release to the latest release.</p> +stable release to the latest stable release.</p> <p>It is <strong>extremely</strong> recommended that you use the <em>/usr/bin/script</em> program to record a transcript of the upgrade session. @@ -55,8 +55,8 @@ - Were there any non-Debian packages installed before the upgrade? If so, what were they? -- Was the system pre-update a pure woody system? If not, which packages - were not from woody? +- Was the system pre-update a pure sarge system? If not, which packages + were not from sarge? - Did any packages fail to upgrade?
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