For how long bootstrap-vz should support squeeze/oldstable?
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- From: Tiago Ilieve <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:35:02 -0300
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I've posted the original message on the bootstrap-vz issue tracker, but
looks like the debian-cloud mailing list is a better place to discuss the
> I was testing a fix for this problem with backports syntax in
> squeeze/oldstable that I reported on #96 and got a CalledProcessError:
> Command 'chroot /target/5e231a2a/root grub-install /dev/dm-0' returned
> non-zero exit status 1. Before trying to investigate this problem with
> grub-install, I started to ask myself for how long we will be worrying in
> providing fixes for this release.
> The official support for squeeze/oldstable ended on last May 31st. Probably
> isn't news for anyone, but its Long Term Support (LTS) was announced to
> last until Feb/2016, which is a little bit more than 18 months ahead. I see
> that makes sense for us to support it, as squeeze-lts targets exactly the
> same two architectures that we do, amd64 and i386, but is there a real
> need for that? To me, looks like that the public that this LTS support
> targets is not the "cloud public" that we do.
So, I would like to ask: is there anybody out there building squeeze/oldstable
images using bootstrap-vz?
Tiago "Myhro" Ilieve
Montes Claros - MG, Brasil