[rescue] [geeks] Solaris being discontinued? Rumors flying

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 04:46:26 CST 2016

On 5 December 2016 at 07:32, Jonathan Groll <lists at groll.co.za> wrote:
> My main problem with Mint is that they're a bit hit-and-miss with
> dist-upgrade - for the bigger upgrades, they tell you to wipe clean
> and reinstall, don't they?

Used to.

More recently they've switched to basing off the latest Ubuntu LTS
release. So only smaller aspects get updated from point-release to
point-release; major versions are an LTS upgrade, better-supported
from the upstream and means at worst a reinstall only every 2y.

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