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Re: Bug#953950: python-twisted: twisted version 14.0.2-3+deb8u1 in jessie (security) is broken

On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 08:29:19PM +0100, Miroslav Skoric wrote:
> On 3/19/20 1:01 PM, Simon McVittie wrote:
> > 
> > If you do not have a specific reason to stay on Debian 8 'jessie',
> > also consider upgrading to Debian 9 'stretch', and then from there to
> > Debian 10 'buster', which is the current stable release.
> > 
> Hi,
> One 'specific reason' to stay with an older release is that almost any new
> release requires newer hardware (i.e. stops supporting some hardware that
> was supported by the older release).

Linux upstream is super conservative with dropping support for hardware, can
you name a specific driver/component in Linux mainline which suddenly went
unsupported as part of a Debian kernel update?


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