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Re: Volatile Going Away?

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 01:40:59AM -0600, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> So, I found this is the Squeeze release notes:
> "2.1.8. The stable-updates section
> 	Some packages from proposed-updates may also be made available via the 
> squeeze-updates mechanism. This path will be used for updates which many users 
> may wish to install on their systems before the next point release is made, 
> such as updates to virus scanners and timezone data. All packages from 
> squeeze-updates will be included in point releases. 
> 	Note that this replaces the functionality previously provided by the 
> volatile.debian.org archive."
> Will volatile be completely discontinued after the Squeeze release, or will it 
> be changing to provide something else?

The volatile functionality will be provided by squeeze-updates instead.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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