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Re: Escaping "upgrade hell"



On Tuesday 04 May 2004 10:13 am, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
>
> If you say that other distributions - do you mean just Linux
> distributions or BSB distributions as well? - offer a special kind of
> upgrade path, whatever that should be, you should explain what you mean
> with that to be able to say whether that is possible with Fedora/Redhat
> in the same way.
>
> Either, upgrading is upgrading and always means to get your whole system
> to a higher state and not just updating applications. I do not know any
> Linux distribution that would have a different policy.
>
> So please feed us with details and names.
>
I think he's probably talking about Debian and related distros where you just 
do an "apt get" every night and it "automatically" updates everything to the 
latest version and there's no need to wipe and reinstall the way that it's 
often easier to do with RedHat / Mandrake / etc style distros.



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