On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 07:52:33PM +0100, Kevin Chadwick wrote:I think you have a very valid point here. I kind of doubt many people would
> I don't really understand it myself as server packages and their
> dependencies tend to be stable and I tend to want the latest versions of
> dovecot, unbound etc..
> However perhaps there is a divide here between servers which want longer
> support for few packages and desktops which want stable but secure yet
> as featureful as is sensible desktops.
like to run on a five year old desktop.
Anyhow, I doubt we can reasonably expect to maintain *all* packages for a longer
period. How about starting with a defined list of packages that we do care
about in an LTS? I would start with just the basic system and the most
important server packages.