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Re: Red Hat to Debian Conversion

  • Subject: Re: Red Hat to Debian Conversion
  • From: Jim Richardson <warlock@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 19:23:29 -0700
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: Erisian claw
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On Tue, 02 May 2006 21:40:47 +0100,
 Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> __/ [ ws ] on Tuesday 02 May 2006 21:31 \__
>> thad01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> After playing around with a Debian system recently, I've really grown
>>> to appreciate apt-get and the Debian way of doing things... reminds me
>>> a bit of my FreeBSD days.  It also has be considering a conversion of
>>> my primary co-lo server over to Debian from the Fedora Core it is
>>> running now.  Of course the practical 'if it aint broke dont fix it'
>>> side of me says otherwise.
>> Yup.
>>> Perhaps there is a happy middle road?  Can I reconfigure my Fedora
>>> system to use apt-get for easy upgrade in the future?
>> One word: yum
>>>  It handles
>>> multiple virtual domains, application servers, routes email, etc...
>>> so I am understandably reluctant to do anything that might
>>> unnecessarily tip the apple cart.
>> DO try on a test machine before you do anything to your live system!
>> http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/
> Assuming a /single/ (as opposed to an array or cluster of) strong and
> expensive server is in question, a test machine would be both expensive to
> buy and a pain to maintain in tandem (replicating the system state). Unless
> there are new important features to gain, go by the proverbial statement:
> "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". Updates and security are another matter.
> Just my opinion,
> Roy

I use vmware, or user-mode-linux "images" for such things. Works great.
Less filling :) 	

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