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Re: Debian release cycle for enterprise ?

On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 06:52:34PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > Personally, I would like to see us able to provide security support for
> > sarge through the release of lenny, so that users can opt to skip a
> > release if they need a longer cycle, passing through etch only long enough
> > to adjust their sources.list.

> Er, what do you mean etch only to adjust sources.list? Wouldn't that
> effectively require supporting sarge->lenny upgrades in all packages?
> I thought we dropped that concept as unviable a few releases back.

Yes, upgrading directly from sarge to lenny is not going to be viable; but
upgrading sarge->etch->lenny in one go should be viable, and in that case
you only need to fix up your regressions once after the upgrade.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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