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Updating the whole OS while it is running sounds to error prone to me (it can work but it is kinda fragile).
Various notes on /usr unification
Posted Feb 28, 2012 15:17 UTC (Tue) by sorpigal (subscriber, #36106)
It seems like we accidentally managed to make this work nearly without flaw.
Posted Feb 28, 2012 15:21 UTC (Tue) by Sho (subscriber, #8956)
Posted Feb 28, 2012 23:37 UTC (Tue) by cmccabe (guest, #60281)
Does knowing how to press the power button make you a "power user"? If so, I weep for the future of computing.
Posted Feb 29, 2012 0:57 UTC (Wed) by mgedmin (subscriber, #34497)
A power user might fix it (dpkg --configure -a; apt-get install -f; apt-get dist-upgrade).
Posted Mar 4, 2012 6:25 UTC (Sun) by cmccabe (guest, #60281)
Just to be clear, the issue we were talking about was version skew in libraries causing applications to misbehave during the upgrade.
Posted Feb 29, 2012 13:21 UTC (Wed) by sorpigal (subscriber, #36106)
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