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Re: switching flavors




On Sun, Jun 04, 2017 at 06:44:10PM +0100, Joe wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Jun 2017 12:20:51 -0400
> SDA <marathon.durandal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, Jun 04, 2017 at 04:20:02PM +1000, Davor Balder wrote:
> > > Yes - and based on some work I did earlier in the week if you keep
> > > the things simple I would say your upgrade should be uneventful.
> > > 
> > > I  changed the repo to unstable
> > > 
> > > Then I did:
> > > 
> > > apt-get update
> > > 
> > > apt-get upgrade
> > > 
> > > That was it.  
> > 
> > Nope, not done yet. You still need to do a full upgrade. In apt it's
> > 'apt full-upgrade' in aptitude it's 'aptitude dist-upgrade'. Not sure
> > what the eqivalent command is in apt-get.
> > 
> 
> Other way around, aptitude is safe-upgrade and full-upgrade, it's
> apt-get which has upgrade and dist-upgrade. apt mixes the two, with
> upgrade and full-upgrade.

Not unless it was changed in aptitude just recently, (I've used it for years 
prior). Aptitude has 'safe-upgrade' yes, but it also has 'upgrade' and 
'dist-upgrade'. So 3 options.