410 is no longer a "long lived" release
bluca at debian.org
Sun Mar 24 12:01:17 GMT 2019
On Sat, 2019-03-23 at 20:20 +0100, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> On 2019-03-23 15:54, Luca Boccassi wrote:
> > I noticed today that 410 is no longer marked as long term supported
> > by
> > I'm pretty sure it used to be? How will this affect support for
> > Buster?
> > It's kinda annoying, everything was nicely lined up with the latest
> > 410
> > migrating...
> Well, hasn't it always been this way? A long lived branch lives until
> the next long lived branch appears, there is usually a single short
> lived one inbetween. Only legacy branches are really long lived (as
> having support for several years)
> nvidia-settings is missing an unblock, and thereafter I'll do some
> migrations in sid (first 415, then 418, as always the full stack of a
> new upstream major goes to unstable even if only for a few days),
> unblock 418.
> Also for stretch we had a few major version bumps in point releases
> until we reached 390 legacy. Same will happen for buster, but I don't
> epect a new legacy branch in the near future.
That makes sense - I guess my confusion derived from the fact that 410
didn't seem to last very long, checking the releases it appeared as a
beta in September, but I don't think it's really very well defined what
"long" means so it's probably just my perception
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