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Re: wheezy-security to wheezy-lts transition

On Mon, 2016-02-22 at 18:42 +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> Hi Adam,
> On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 02:27:27PM +0000, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> > If so then we need to consider how the transition works in the short
> > term. For example, the final point release of oldstable occurs after
> > security support ceases, so that we can fold in as many of the remaining
> > packages from the security archive as possible, including those that
> > failed to build on some architectures originally - it would be confusing
> > if we ended up pulling in any packages that were actually from
> > wheezy-lts, or even having those appear in oldstable-new.
> What would that involve? A flag day when the usual uploads to s.d.o for
> wheezy stop and the point release is made? Or can we just stop
> forwarding packages to oldstable-new at that day and that point release
> can happen at a later date while the LTS uploads to s.d.o already start?

I was assuming the latter. Some input from ftp-master and the Security
Team r.e. feasibility would be helpful there.



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