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Re: Question about jessie


thank you very much for these answers.
I had not seen the previous posts.



Le 01/04/2019 à 14:23, Pierre Fourès a écrit :

I have been wondering about the same question in the latest days and
here is some of the gathering.

The jessie-backports are deprecated since July 2018 as stated in this
message [1]. They are not part of the LTS, as stated in [2] in section
« Deprecation of LTS support for backports ». Thus, they are not
updated since July 2018. This has to be taken in consideration as no
security updates will be provided to theses packages. LTS is for the
vanilla Jessie.

The repository jessie-updates/ is of no use while in the LTS. All
changes has been merged in Jessie's point-release 8.11. But mind you,
I personally didn't understood well the meaning of jessie-updates (in
combinaison with jessie-proposed-updates). I formulated my new
understanding in [3] and Adam confirmed it in [4].

You can read the discussions about all that mainly in theses three
threads [5] [6] [7]. This will provide you more information about the


[1] https://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/2018/07/msg00000.html
[2] https://backports.debian.org/
[3] https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts/2019/03/msg00142.html
[4] https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts/2019/03/msg00153.html
[5] https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts/2019/03/msg00117.html
[6] https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2019/03/msg00765.html
[7] https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2019/03/msg00775.html

Le lun. 1 avr. 2019 à 10:40, Cédric Devillers <cd.laria@xxxxxxx> a écrit :

just a quick question about Jessie.

In recent days, the directories jessie-backports and jessie-updates have been removed from the main repositories.
jessie-backports is now available on the site "archive" and jessie-updates has totally disappeared.
The jessie distribution is supposed to be in LTS until 2020.
What is the reason for these directory movements? Is this normal?
In addition, the directory jessie-backports is indicated as expired (InRelease).

Thank you in advance for the information you can provide me about it.