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Re: Upgrading with a low data cap




On Mon 08 Oct 2018 at 21:39:49 +0100, Brian wrote:

> On Mon 08 Oct 2018 at 15:32:52 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> 
> > On 10/08/2018 02:46 PM, Brian wrote:
> > > On Mon 08 Oct 2018 at 14:24:49 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > > 
> > > > On 10/08/2018 10:56 AM, David Wright wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > That may well be, but the sooner you deploy some method of reusing
> > > > > packages, the more you avoid exceeding your cap.
> > > > 
> > > > I've a low cap. But I use even less and have built up a cushion.
> > > > If I have enough built up, I'll correct my BUSTER problems now. Otherwise I
> > > > can wait for the actual release and spend my time studying how to use a
> > > > cache.
> > > 
> > > You'll be waiting a long time. So will everyone else. Hope your studies
> > > bear fruit.
> > > 
> > 
> > So what's so bad about March????? !
> > I can state with no fear of contradiction that "...I can wait for the actual
> > release...". In fact my usual practice is wait for ~month after a formal
> > release before purchasing a DVD set.
> 
> March? Link please. To save my looking it up.

A transition freeze of Debian 10 is planned on January 12, 2019, with
Buster’s soft-freeze scheduled for February 12. No fixed release date
but some time mid-2019 is a likihood.

You'll be a cache manipulation expert by then. :)

-- 
Brian.