Re: Removal of 'arm64' from debian-security repo breaks community projects
On Thu, 16 Aug 2018, Lee Jones wrote:
> Good morning Debian LTS/Security Team(s),
> It has come to my attention that 'arm64' support was recently removed
> from the debian-security repo . After reading your announcement
>  from June 1st it is clear that this is not a bug, but a deliberate
> action/decision made by your good selves. Could I ask you to please
> reconsider your position? This action breaks many community
> projects, seen most clearly on the Docker Hub builder  where the
> majority of the yellow (unstable) builds are the ones based on
> Jessie. In these cases Docker Build's 'RUN' command will result in
> failure after an error return from `apt update`.
> If you still decide that supporting 'arm64' as LTS is not the way to
> go, is there any way you could simply not update the repo, rather than
> totally removing it? This will ensure that the many community
> projects based on Jessie will at least keep working, even if they are
> no longer contain the latest and greatest security fixes.
> Any help would be gratefully received.
Please don't add anyone on Cc that doesn't want to. Please remove massimo
from your Cc list. We do have a removal request for that address now.
Alex - Debian Listmaster