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Re: Stretch to buster

On Fri, 8 Feb 2019 15:06:34 +0000
Paul Sutton <zleap@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Updated from Stretch to Buster (non-free) the other day all went fine, 
> just undertaken

Why?  Buster is still alpha.  A lot can still go wrong.  Hope it's not
your primary use distro.

> apt update && apt upgrade

With testing, dist-upgrade is the recommended upgrade procedure. That
would be 'full-upgrade' with apt, if memory serves.  Read the
manual for why. 

> today and  all seem to go fine,  The process seems to be pretty painless
> for the most part.

Well I think that's because Debian's alphas are everybody else's betas
or better.