Re: How to migrate from sid to stable?
- Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:26 -0700
- From: Patrick Bartek <nemommxiv@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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