Re: Regarding Sarge updates
On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 20:09:16 +0200, Nigel Henry (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> This is just a comment, as some folks have said that Sarge is a thing of the
> past, no longer supported, etc.
> I've just booted my Sarge install to check out deps for a certain package. As
> usual while booted into a distro, I run apt-get update, and Sarge is
> obviously still getting updates as an apt-get dist-upgrade shows 85 upgraded
> packages, and the need to get some 70.2MB of archives.
> The last time I ran apt-get update, apt-get dist-upgrade, according to my
> ~/History-files was on 20080109. I can't seriously believe it was that long
> ago, but time passes rapidly these days.
> Anyway the thing is that my Sarge still appears to be getting updates,
> although not the current stable (Etch) install.
Security support for Sarge stopped at the end of March.
Bob Cox. Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, UK.
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