Re: DEBIAN OBSOLETE RELEASE
On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 07:34:00PM +0200, Marco.Correnti@esa.int wrote:
> Good Evening
> Here http://www.us.debian.org/releases/ is written that these releases are
> "obsolete stable release"
> Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (‘woody’)
> Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (‘potato’)
> For the 2.2 is written here http://www.us.debian.org/releases/potato/ the
> following :
> "Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 has been obsoleted by Debian GNU/Linux 3.0
> ("woody"). Security updates are discontinued as of June 30th, 2003."
> The same is not written for the 3.0 release that is declared osbolete like
> the 2.2.
> The question is : are Security updates created for the 3.0 release ?
Yes. This should probably be mentioned on that page, but
security for Woody will continue until either May 2006 or
security support for Etch starts, whichever happens first.
As Etch is currently scheduled for release late in 2006,
this makes May 2006 a very likely end date for Woody security.