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Re: what about jessie backports ?

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On Thu, 2 May 2019 16:15:45 +0200
Alexander Wirt <formorer@formorer.de> wrote:

> On Thu, 02 May 2019, andrew glaeser wrote:
> It doesn't exist anymore. 
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/2018/07/msg00000.html
> Alex

debian-backports@lists.debian.org>  With jessie entering LTS we are following
up with shutting down
> jessie-backports (and jessie-backports-sloppy).  We deprecated LTS
> support for backports already with the release of stretch, and a thread
> that we started on debian-backports about it didn't raise any new ideas
> how to make this working, so if you are using backports on jessie we
> suggest you to take this as a strong recommendation to finally do the
> upgrade to stretch.
Personally I used jessie-backports until some time ago, but then found
yesterday, that the repositories are not workable anymore..
I would have expected, that backports for a particular release are not
deprecated before the release becomes old-oldstable.

>  Almost 2000 packages were uploaded to jessie-backports during its life
> cycle, and nearly 100 to jessie-backports-sloppy.  We thank all the
> contributors for their continued effort to keep these package in a good
> shape, which added to the usefulness of the Debian ecosystem.

>  The suites will soon be moved to the archive, no new upload will get
> processed, and it is planned to get removed from the regular mirror
> network to reduce confusion about continuing support of it.

I currently cannot upgrade the host to Stretch because of this issue with


> hugin: performance in finding image control-points is quite poor

This has been troubling me since the stretch-release.



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