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Re: RFC: jessie-backports-lts

[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 Hutchings
If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.

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