[Ryedale] Debian (Etch) security info

Martin Wheldon mwheldon at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 2 09:25:52 UTC 2010

Hi Paul,

No contest here, if its a production box do a new install on a
different disk/machine gives you easy rollback option.



On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 9:05 AM, Paul Teasdale <pdt at ryetek.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Al, Martin,
> Thanks for this info. Does look like it's time to upgrade then but I just
> know it will break something.
>> Just a quick note for people running Subversion from the Etch
>> repositories that to ensure a clean upgrade
>> then you must dump your subversion dataset and reimport it following
>> the upgrade.
>> I'm pretty sure someone asked me if I had issues when I upgraded to
>> Lenny, and I believe that was the only one.
> Martin, that was probably me and I would not have known this. I use
> subversion extensively.
> Does anyone have an opinion on whether I should upgrade or just install a
> nice new crud free version from scratch? I know a new installation will take
> longer but it does mean I can buy a new HDD and then keep the Etch
> installation going until I'm happy with the new one.
> Regards,
> Paul.

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