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Re: end of security support for wheezy LTS




On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 11:03:29AM +0000, Adam Weremczuk wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Our PCI compliance scanner (probably falsely) claims it's 2018-05-01.
> 
> The Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian_version_history
> just says "May 2018".
> 
> Debian website:
> 
> https://www.debian.org/releases/wheezy/
> https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
> 
> clearly states "end of May 2018".
> 
> I'm treating the latter as the more reliable source.
> 
> My related question:
> 
> Is it likely for this date to still be moved forward or back?
> Can it happen on a short notice (say less than a month)?

If you offered them enough money -- yes, really -- it could
probably be moved later.

LTS runs on a sponsorship model. Your company can become 
a sponsor. For about 17K euros, you can pay for a whole month
of LTS support for the whole world.

https://wiki.debian.org/LTS/Funding

-dsr-