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Re: Steps for Debian Jessie LTS end-of-life

On Wed, Jul 01, 2020 at 11:27:38AM +0200, Ansgar wrote:
> Hi,
> since LTS for Jessie has ended according to [1], can we disable uploads
> and prepare for archiving the release?
> I want to:
> 1. Stop accepting anything.
> 2. Have one Release with no Valid-Until for archive.d.o (to try to
>    make some people happy...).
> 3. Have w-b/buildds no longer look at jessie.
> 4. Revoke Jessie signing key (no effect for existing installations
>    as they won't get the revocation anyway).  Same as other keys
>    listed on [2].
> 5. Import to archive.d.o
> 6. Remove from security.d.o
> I can do (1), (2), (4) fairly quickly; the buildd team would need to
> look at (3).  Not sure when (5) and (6) happen, but it's never wrong to
> free up some space.
> Will there be an announcement that LTS support has ended?

Once jessie is archived it would be fantastic if the workaround for
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=869184 could be re-enabled
(as I recall correctly it was reverted due to compat issues with jessie
still being around)


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