On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 04:22:37PM +0200, Damien Fleuriot wrote:
> On 5/31/12 4:01 PM, Jim Ohlstein wrote:
> > To add others, in no particular order:
> > Ease of upgrade. While some have noted that binary upgrades are easier
> > on Debian, it's far and away superior, IMMHO, to have a locally compiled
> > system. Many Linux distros have no upgrade path short of a wipe and
> > re-install.
> Far superior, check, FAR MORE TIME CONSUMING, check as well !
> Also, I don't get your "linux distros have no upgrade path short of a
> full reinstall" bit ?
I don't know about "many", but RHEL specifically states that upgrading
from RHEL4.x to 5.x, or 5.x to 6.x, is not supported and that you should
wipe and reinstall the system.