Re: Time to merge back ubuntu improvements!
On Sat, Jan 5, 2013 at 5:09 AM, Mike Gabriel wrote:
> Slightly different approach: However, for serious server deployments we in
> Debian might want to think about supporting older releases a little longer
> than atm.
> A scheme like
> veryoldstable -> oldstable -> stable -> testing -> unstable
> From the perspective of someone administrating several deployments a support
> range of 5 years would be very welcome. Like Ubuntu LTS (so that nobody can
> say, my mail is getting off-topic ;-) ). (The lifetime of lenny e.g. was
> apprx. 3 years.)
Please check out these links if you want to make this happen. Probably
an initial target of supporting oldstable for the same length of time
as stable (instead of just a year) is a good first goal to achieve
before adding more supported suites.