Re: Need ISO Debian 7.9.
- Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:08:53 -0500
- From: Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Need ISO Debian 7.9.
On Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 10:49:10AM -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 03:44:14PM +0000, BREBION Freddy wrote:
> > It's to take appropriate release package for Debian 7.9.
> > I don't want mix package release between 7.9 and 7.11.
> Wheezy is Debian 7. 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, ..., 7.9, 7.10, and 7.11 are all
> "point releases" of wheezy. They are wheezy with security and
> other important bug fixes applied.
> Both 7.9 and 7.11 are obsolete, well beyond end of life, and even beyond
> Long Term Support (LTS). They are unsupported. There is no reason you
> should be seeking them out.
> That said, if you ARE running a 7.9 wheezy system for any reason, there
> is NO justifiable reason for you to KEEP it in that state. You can
> still obtain the patched packages to bring it up to 7.11. You don't
> even have to modify your sources.list. You just update & upgrade it
> There is even LESS reason for you to be CREATING another wheezy 7.9 system
> at this point. What possible justification could you have for that?
> "To keep the other one from getting lonely"? If you require wheezy
> for some reason (which is conceivable), then you should simply install
> the most patched-up version of wheezy.
While I understand where Greg is coming from, I disagree with it being
so absolute. There are reasons why someone might still legitimately
need to run wheezy, and even a prior point release from the latest.
That said, more detail on the problem would make it possible to provide
more helpful advice.
Freddy, can you provide a detailed explanation of what you are trying to
Roberto C. Sánchez