On 19 Apr 2016 19:58, "Rick Stevens" <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 04/19/2016 10:35 AM, Joe Zeff wrote:
>> On 04/19/2016 01:49 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>>> What term will now be used for the passage to Fedora-24?
> Didn't the rest of this thread say "update" is deprecated in favor of "upgrade"?
> Damn, I wish the developers would leave this alone! "Update" has always
> meant "update to the latest release of software on the _current_ OS".
> "Upgrade" has always meant "upgrade to the _next_ OS". They're two
> entirely different things. But I guess that's too unambiguous for the
> developers who insist on obfuscating things and trying to prove they're
> smarter than use poor users and sysadmins.
That has not been the case on Fedora which instead had used other tools to carry out release upgrades.
And actually it's not even that on Debian where update grabs metadata and upgrade actually upgrades packages.