Bug#929096: marked as done (unattended-upgrades: defaults change to upgrade stable suite)

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Bug#929096: marked as done (unattended-upgrades: defaults change to upgrade stable suite)

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Package: unattended-upgrades, release-notes
Version: 1.11

Hello,

The version of unattended-upgrades in stretch defaulted to not upgrading
the stable suite.  It would install only security updates.

The version of unattended-upgrades in buster upgrades both the stable
suite and security upgrades.  I.e. it will pull in point releases too.

There are probably good reasons for this defaults change, but I think it
needs to be documented, either in NEWS.Debian for unattended-upgrades,
and/or (since the package is very widely installed) in the buster
release notes.

Thanks.

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Sean Whitton

Hi,

On 17-05-2019 15:49, Justin B Rye wrote:

>   <section id="unattended-upgrades">
>     <!-- stretch to buster -->
>     <title>Unattended-upgrades for stable point releases</title>
>     <para>
>       Previous versions of <systemitem
>       role="package">unattended-upgrades</systemitem> defaulted to installing
>       only upgrades that came from the security suite. In buster it now also
>       automates upgrading to the latest stable point release. For details, see
>       the package's NEWS.Debian file.
>     </para>
>   </section>
Committed. Thanks.

Paul


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