Ubuntu 8.04 on 1505n [bayes]

Tom Haddon tom at haddons.net
Mon Apr 28 11:30:20 CDT 2008


On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 12:25 -0400, Art Alexion wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 11:52 -0400, Tom Haddon wrote:
> > 
> > I'd suggest that upgrading an OS is something that happens so
> > infrequently that accuracy is more important than speed, no?
> 
> 
> Agreed.  But since we don't know the update-manager backend, accuracy
> remains an open question.
> 
> 

Well, I work for canonical, and have been assured by the developers that
this method *is* more accurate than the one you described. I'm not a
developer myself and can't confirm exactly why, but if you're
interested, I'm sure someone on #ubuntu-devel could give you the
details.

Thanks, Tom



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