[ic] OT: Alternatives to Red Hat-> more questions

Stefan Hornburg racke at linuxia.de
Wed Nov 5 20:19:18 EST 2003

On Wed, 5 Nov 2003 21:02:53 +0200
"Rene Hertell" <interchange-users at hertell.com> wrote:

> > Not all releases, but Debian supported potato (release before
> > current stable)
> > for at least a year after woody was released.
> How painful will the process be for upgrading from current stable to an
> future stable version? Is a "clean install" the best way, or is the
> update-process easy and reliable (for a machine that runs only IC + db and
> an email-server)

Usually the update process is quite reliable, if you read the release notes
/ upgrade documentation. I managed upgrades even across 2 releases with
only little hassle. Never reinstalled a Debian machine - coped with a
broken /var partition one time.


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