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Re: Archival of Jessie: where did jessie-updates went ?




On 2019-03-26, Pierre Fourès <pierre.foures@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le mar. 26 mars 2019 à 14:20, Nicholas Geovanis
><nickgeovanis@xxxxxxxxx> a écrit :
>> I'm pretty sure that I encountered this in the past but I don't have any proof to hand.
>> IIRC when the release enters LTS the backports stop being augmented. Is that (still)
>> correct? Therefore there will be no repository for them. IIRC I once found a statement
>> to that effect in the debian wiki. But again my evidence is not right now available.
>>
>
> This seems like a sound explanation. Would be nice to have it
> confirmed or infirmed.

https://backports.debian.org/

 Backports are packages taken from the next Debian release (called "testing"),
 adjusted and recompiled for usage on Debian stable. 

>From that I infer that jessie-backports are like woolly mammoths.  The old
bones may still be around somewhere, but the animals themselves are extinct.

> BTW, a similar issue [1] have been reported to debian-lts@. I linked
> this thread and Bernie's thread in it. I hope we get a clear answer
> about the jessie-updates/ impact.
>
> [1] https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts/2019/03/msg00117.html
>
>


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