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Re: How to migrate from sid to stable?




On Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:05:19 +0200 Pétùr <peturvilj@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> 
> I have a computer which does not need anymore to be running the
> unstable version. I would like to migrate it to stable at some point.
> 
> If I backup the home and rsync it on a new installation of Debian
> stable, I will have problems with the downgrade of softwares settings.
> 
> I am not in a hurry and could slowly migrate to stable. But I am not
> sure changing the repositories to stable and wait with no update
> during a while is a good idea.
> 
> I could not think of a proper (and somehow automatic) way to do this.
> Is there one?

I know you don't want to hear this, but I think your safest and least
troublesome option is a clean install of Stretch (when it goes
Stable) leaving your Sid /home partition untouched or backing it up and
reinstalling it.

B