[Cc-ing debian-lts for greater visibility.] On Fri, 2018-06-08 at 23:09 +0200, Alexander Wirt wrote: > Hi, > > as you may know backports doesn't support LTS. The main reason is that > most maintainers didn't want to support their packages for such a long time. > > In the last days I had the idea to introduce a new suite names -lts, i.e. > jessie-backports-lts. That suite starts with the handover of a release > to the lts team. Maintainers uploading to it should support their packages > over the whole lifetime of the whole LTS lifetime. > > Does that make sense? Should we introduce such a suite? I was planning to replace linux in jessie-backports with a linux-4.9 package in jessie proper, but would also be happy to support a jessie- backports-lts instead. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.
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