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Re: Announcing EOL for Jessie images

On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 11:34:14AM -0700, Larry Fletcher wrote:
> So far the security updates for the Jessie kernel have stayed in the 3.16.*
> range, and I doubt if that will change.

Try apt-cache policy linux-image-4.9-amd64

> A few weeks ago I ran a test "dist-upgrade" to Stretch and was surprised to
> see that it installed Exim.  I don't use an MTA and Jessie didn't have one
> when I installed it, so I guess this is something new.  I prefer a minimal
> image like Jessie.  (If I needed an MTA I would use Exim, but other people
> might want to use something else.)

Exim is not installed on the stretch AMIs. If it was installed during an
upgrade, that's most likely because of a Recommends declared in another
package being installed. You can remove it.


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