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Re: Debian LTS?

On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 12:15:45AM +0200, Sythos wrote:
> > And that's 2 years less for LTS ... especially in bigger Setup's
> > LTS-Support is mandatory so there (because there is no Debian LTS's)
> > Debian cannot be used due to the lack of Support. Instead - Redhat
> > or Ubuntu or any other distribution with LTS-Support is used there.
> 3 years of direct support of "stable" and so 1-2 years of "oldstable"
> support mean a amount of 4-5 years, please define again what you mean
> for LTS...

Debian's goal is to have an 18 month release cycle.  stable becomes
oldstable when the next version is released, and oldstable is supported
for 1 year.  That's 28 months.  Where do you get the idea of 3 years of
direct support as stable?  Those days are (hopefully) long gone.


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