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Old 02-10-2011, 09:33 AM   #1
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How Long Until Testing Gets Updated


So Squeeze is now official Debian 6, correct? I'm guessing that it was frozen and upgraded from testing to stable but I'm now confused as to what took Squeeze's place for 'Testing'? I just downloaded a 'testing' ISO and it's still indicating all Squeeze mirrors in my source.list and also the Debian version is showing = 6.

Is it a matter of time until developers upgrade the testing ISO and if so, does anyone know what it will be called? I understand it will take time since so many people are working hard on Squeeze right now.

Thanks for any clarification.
 
Old 02-10-2011, 09:47 AM   #2
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Debian 7 will be called "Wheezy" and since you already have a working Squeeze install, you can simply change your sources.list to "testing" instead of "squeeze", then do a dist-upgrade.

More information is available here:

http://www.debian.org/releases/testing/

Direct link to the installer:

http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/

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Old 02-10-2011, 09:50 AM   #3
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I guess the 'Testing' ISO's on the official Debian site just have not been updated since the major release because I just downloaded the netinst ISO for 'Testing' & it is just Squeeze / Debian 6. I will wait a week or month and see what happens.
 
Old 02-10-2011, 10:10 AM   #4
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http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/da...ds/wheezy_d-i/

Or dist-upgrade from Squeeze.

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Old 02-10-2011, 10:23 AM   #5
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No idea how you got to the link off the main page but I just went to the Debian main page > Available Versions of Debian > Testing > Debian Installer Page:

http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/

Thanks for the link however!
 
Old 02-10-2011, 11:56 AM   #6
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So I checked my /etc/apt/sources.list file:

Code:
# deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main

deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main

deb http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main
I did an apt-get clean | update | dist-upgrade & didn't see any change for some reason...

Code:
db1:~# apt-get clean && apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
Get:1 http://security.debian.org testing/updates Release.gpg [835 B]
Ign http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates/main Translation-en
Ign http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates/main Translation-en_US
Get:2 http://security.debian.org testing/updates Release [38.4 kB]
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/main Sources    
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/main amd64 Packages
Get:3 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing Release.gpg [835 B]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing/main Translation-en
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing/main Translation-en_US
Get:4 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing Release [82.1 kB]
Get:5 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Sources/DiffIndex [1,204 B]
Get:6 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex [1,482 B]
Get:7 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main 2011-02-10-0206.20.pdiff [9,905 B]                                                                   
Get:8 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main 2011-02-10-0206.20.pdiff [9,905 B]                                                                   
Get:9 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main 2011-02-10-0206.20.pdiff [9,905 B]                                                                   
Get:10 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main amd64 2011-02-10-0206.20.pdiff [9,618 B]                                                            
Get:11 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main amd64 2011-02-10-0206.20.pdiff [9,618 B]                                                            
Get:12 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main amd64 2011-02-10-0206.20.pdiff [9,618 B]                                                            
Get:13 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main 2011-02-10-1635.38.pdiff [721 B]                                                                    
Get:14 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main 2011-02-10-1635.38.pdiff [721 B]                                                                    
Get:15 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main 2011-02-10-1635.38.pdiff [721 B]                                                                    
Get:16 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main amd64 2011-02-10-1635.38.pdiff [553 B]                                                              
Get:17 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main amd64 2011-02-10-1635.38.pdiff [553 B]                                                              
Get:18 http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main amd64 2011-02-10-1635.38.pdiff [553 B]                                                              
Fetched 146 kB in 8s (18.1 kB/s)                                                                                                                 
Reading package lists... Done
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

db1:~# cat /etc/debian_version 
6.0
 
Old 02-10-2011, 12:36 PM   #7
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Excellent, glad you got it sorted out!

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Old 02-10-2011, 12:39 PM   #8
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Excellent, glad you got it sorted out!
I might be missing something here but I don't know if I get it. I've updated my repositories from squeeze to testing and then did a dist-upgrade however it still shows I'm running Debian 6 which I thought was 'Squeeze' so I don't see any difference right now between a 'Squeeze' & 'Wheezy' system. My system still has the same packages, kernel, & other attributes as before I changed the repository list.

I'm confused. Shouldn't it say Debian 7 or something other than Debian 6?
 
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To clarify, you will not see the debian_version change to 7.0 until the stable release is imminent. For Squeeze it changed to 6.0 on Jan 11, 2011.
 
Old 02-10-2011, 05:23 PM   #10
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I might be missing something here but I don't know if I get it. I've updated my repositories from squeeze to testing and then did a dist-upgrade however it still shows I'm running Debian
It takes about 2 weeks for new packages to filter down to testing from unstable, so I wouldn't expect to see too many changes in testing for another week or so.

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Old 02-25-2011, 10:50 AM   #11
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Downloaded the Wheezy ISO and when installed. My Apt sources list file was all Squeeze repositories. I don't understand...
 
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I always use the netinstall- or businesscard-iso and do an expert install. This way you can choose which version you want to install.
Seems to be a bug in your image, when did you download it?
But anyways, just change that to Wheezy and do a dist-upgrade.
 
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I always use the netinstall- or businesscard-iso and do an expert install. This way you can choose which version you want to install.
Seems to be a bug in your image, when did you download it?
But anyways, just change that to Wheezy and do a dist-upgrade.
 
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Wheezy won't be released for another 2 years, so it's understandable there are a few issues to work out with the installer. If you think you've found a bug, report it and contribute to the project.

In the meantime you can just edit "squeeze" to "wheezy" and do a dist-upgrade.

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