Server upgrade tool

Registered by Matt Zimmerman on 2006-10-18

Ubuntu desktops currently have a sophisticated upgrade tool which handles dependency corner cases, smooths transitions and provides a simplified user experience.

Servers deserve the same.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Scott James Remnant (Canonical)
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Michael Vogt
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Michael Vogt
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for feisty
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Michael Vogt on 2007-01-31
Completed by
Michael Vogt on 2008-12-19

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Review: Fixed a few typos, otherwise OK -- smurf

20061108T0031Z: tfheen: punt back to draft; comments inline.
20061108: mvo: comments addressed
20061110: tfheen: approved
2007-01-31: mvo: release-upgrader includes "DistUpgradeViewText" frontend and --frontend selection switch. Transport script for the client is missing and advanced features like reattach.
20070207: mvo: update-manager-core contains the required transport script, needs backporting to edgy-proposed (currently available at http://people.ubuntu.com/~mvo/backports/update-manager/edgy)

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