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

On Wed, 2020-07-01 at 18:38 +0200, Markus Koschany wrote:
> Am 01.07.20 um 11:27 schrieb Ansgar:
> > since LTS for Jessie has ended according to [1], can we disable uploads
> > and prepare for archiving the release?
> Please wait another week with the deactivation of jessie-security. This
> ensures that we can still upload the last packages which received
> security updates.

After a chat on IRC, it's currently already configured to no longer
accept new uploads. I think it's confusing to release security updates
after security support supposedly ended, but if the LTS team wants that
I can look at renabling it again.

> Ideally the switch to Stretch LTS goes hand in hand
> with the deactivation of jessie-security so we have no downtime at all.

Which downtime?  Stretch already has security support; with LTS it will
get /less/ support (only a limited set of architectures).  Anybody
wishing to use Stretch LTS later, can already use Stretch today with no

> I agree with Emilio that (6) should be postponed for a month. Last time
> users asked for more time to install security updates from security.d.o
> and one month seems like an acceptable grace period to avoid any
> inconveniences.

(5) and (6) will probably only happen later.  Having a month or so
between importing on archive.d.o and removal from security.d.o should
be fine.


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