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Re: Beginning of the End for Wheezy [sigh!]

On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 09:34:05AM +1000, Paul Trevethan wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:27:17 -0700
> Patrick Bartek <nemommxiv@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Much to my regret (and others, too, I'm sure), yesterday, on 15 April
> > 2016, the beginning of the end began for Wheezy. Google, as announced
> > months ago, finally ceased support for its browser on Wheezy.  I
> > double checked just to be sure, and in the course of that check also
> > discovered "official" Debian support for Wheezy will cease in a
> > little over a week on 26 April 2016 -- just 3 years after its
> > release.  However, it will automatically enter LTS until 2018 at
> > which time all support ceases and EOL "officially" occurs. 
> > 
> > Well, at least I have time to look for an alternative. Maybe, Devuan
> > will be viable by then, but I doubt it.  Or Debian will offer a
> > choice of inits as a standard option during installs on future
> > releases, but I very much doubt it.
> > 
> > B
> > 
> If you want a rock solid Debian based system with no systemd - check
> out Antix distribution.

There is no mail list, only a forum. It shows systemd in it's package

Bob Holtzman
A man is a man who will fight with a sword or
conquer Mt. Everest in snow. But the bravest of all
owns a '34 Ford and tries for six thousand in low.

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