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Re: Removal of Wheezy and Jessie (except LTS) from mirrors




On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 08:56:58AM +0100, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> On 15347 March 1977, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> 
> > deb http://archive.debian.org/debian wheezy main
> > deb http://archive.debian.org/debian-security wheezy/updates main
> > deb http://archive.debian.org/debian wheezy-updates main
> > deb http://archive.debian.org/debian wheezy-backports main
> > … out of which the second and third line don’t work.
> 
> > Looking manually, http://archive.debian.org/debian-security/dists/
> > misses anything past lenny, http://archive.debian.org/debian/dists/
> > similarily does not have any updates.
> 
> > Were the wheezy/updates and wheezy-updates merged into just wheezy
> > as last step before archiving, so that those two lines can just be
> > dropped?
> 
> Yes, it is common that the last point release, just at end of life time,
> takes in what was in those suites at that time.

Except that now, LTS keeps uploading to -security and there won't be a
subsequent point release pulling all of -security into the main suite,
so -security needs to be archived there as well.
(I don't remember if this was the state also with wheezy, it was with
jessie at least).

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