On Sun, Jan 04, 2009, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
Steve Holden writes:
Hey, isn't Ubuntu Debian-based? ... Ouch. I don't actually use Ubuntu, but when everybody on my local LUG list from the "Linux should be Windows but cheaper" newbies to former NetBSD developers is grouching about upgrade hell, I don't see any real benefits to be gained. You're still going to need to go with a "don't think about fixing what ain't broke, and even if it's just kinda broke, Just Say No to that upgrade dope" policy.
What kind of upgrade hell are you talking about? I have used several different Linux distributions, Windows, and OS X, and I have to say that upgrading Ubuntu has been by far the easist and least painful of them all. Because I was lazy, last weekend I finally did a two-stage upgrade
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