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Re: Updates-testing (was: Re: thunderbird upgrade - wtf?)



On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Jud Craft wrote:
> They both suffer from the same problem -- new packages may cause
> changes in data that are not reversibly compatible with the old
> package, and mere package rollback is not useful.
>

Of course, I imagine that any rollback system that doesn't involve
user data will have the same problem, theoretically.

That includes any backup system that treats system programs separate
from user data, when in fact one DOES change the other.


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