Re: Removal of Wheezy and Jessie (except LTS) from mirrors
- Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:48:13 +0100
- From: Thomas Goirand <zigo@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Removal of Wheezy and Jessie (except LTS) from mirrors
On 3/26/19 11:45 PM, Markus Koschany wrote:
> Am 26.03.19 um 10:43 schrieb Joerg Jaspert:
>> On 15353 March 1977, Hideki Yamane wrote:
>>>> The data is, of course, not lost - the whole of it is synced
>>>> to archive.debian.org, so if you still need it you will be able to get
>>>> it from there.
>>> Some vendors asks their users to use archive.d.o but maybe archive.d.o
>>> doesn't have enough resource to deal with I'm afraid.
>> Except for the LTS part of jessie, none of wheezy/jessie should be used
>> anymore, its out of security support.
> I think it was not a good idea to archive parts of Jessie more than one
> year before it is EOL. We have received several emails from users on
> debian-lts already who were surprised by the change.    Please
> send a heads-up to debian-lts before such interruptions happen or even
> better wait with the archiving until two months after a LTS release is EOL.
The thing is, backports are *not* part of the LTS effort. Users having
the jessie-backports repository in a production environment when it is
not supported anymore is unexpected and unwanted.
IMO, the only issue is not warning in advance it would happen.
Thomas Goirand (zigo)