Dear Nerdculture users,

I already upgraded to Mastodon 2.8.1 and I'm now in the progress of upgrading to Debian testing aka buster to see if everything is working fine with Mastodon on Buster...

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Ok, sorry for the few hours of unavailability due to the upgrade....

This is what happened:
1) Upgrading to Mastodon 2.8.1 ✅
2) Upgrading to Debian Buster ✅
3) Rebooting to Debian Buster ❌

Actually, the service couldn't be started by systemd, because got update to 2.5.1 while upgrading to and Mastodon needed bundle install && yarn install && a bundle exec rails assets:precompile

Extra challenge: find a VNC viewer that works with Mac and produes a "-" ;-)

But basically I can confirm that is running under .

But for me it seems a little bit problematic to have / apps running on Debian dist upgrades when all those apps need such special handling.
Ideally everything should work after a dist-upgrade. Or should detect a broken environment and do the needed steps itself, especially because these are the steps that are required to do by nearly every update of Mastodon.

YMMV, of course. ;)

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