[kwlug-disc] why would you do "apt-get dist-upgrade" regularly?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Sat Aug 15 08:38:10 EDT 2009
On Sat, 15 Aug 2009, Eric Gerlach wrote:
> dist-upgrade, it's not just for upgrading distributions anymore!
> dist-upgrade is a misnomer. The term is being deprecated from
> aptitude. They're moving to:
> upgrade -> safe-upgrade
> dist-upgrade -> full-upgrade
> It's a bad name. dist-upgrade means "upgrade everything" (to put it
> *very* simply).
ok, i'll be reading up on the difference later today. thanks.
Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry.
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