Re: Lenny (Debian 5.0) approaching end of life
On Thu, 05 Jan 2012 16:36:49 +0100, Camaleón wrote:
> El 2012-01-04 a las 13:42 -0500, Tony Baldwin escribió:
> (resending to the list)
>> "Camaleón" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> >On Wed, 04 Jan 2012 10:54:29 -0400, francis picabia wrote:
>> >> There was discussion here a few months ago about there being no
>> >> official date for end of life on Lenny. This has changed. I just
>> >> noticed this item on the security announcement mailing list:
>> >> http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2011/msg00238.html
>> >> No new Lenny updates after 6 February 2012.
>> >Yes, unfortunately Debian team changed their mind at the middle of the
>> >proccess. This unforeseen change forces me to keep my lenny systems
>> >until wheezy is released which means having unpatched servers and
>> >workstations for months ;-(
>> Why can't you use squeeze?
>> Sent from my Android phone with GMX Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
> Indeed, I do can, but I prefer to accomodate the span-life of the next
> installation round to match the longest support cycle possible with the
> less disturbances for me (admin) and my users :-)
I can't give up on Lenny entirely, because my scanner doesn't work with