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Re: Bug#818843: debian-security-support: new earlyend type, consider future end of support

Am 21.03.2016 um 00:38 schrieb Santiago Ruano Rincón:
> Package: debian-security-support
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: -1 + patch
> Hi,
> Packages such as tomcat6 will get support until the end of 2016, at the
> same time than Ubuntu LTS. To consider this kind of cases and warn the
> user about packages whose end of support is in the future, I've pushed
> the consider-future-EOLs branch into the debian-security-support repo.
> ended and a new earlyend types use the same list file, so no need to
> updated it when the date comes.
> Does it make sense?
> Also, would it be better to have a separate list file for earlyend?


I think one file (security-support-ended.deb7) where we store all the
information should be sufficient. I applied your patch and tested it on
Wheezy and it seems to work as intended.



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