2c about the development of ubuntu

Mike Bird mgb-ubuntu at yosemite.net
Mon Jan 2 07:20:53 GMT 2006

On Sun, 2006-01-01 at 23:14, Ivan Krstic wrote:
> Mike Bird wrote:
> > But since they use the same repositories, what defines the server
> > software which qualifies for the extra two years of support?
> > Is it just the packages that were squeezed onto the server CD?
> You're thinking about it incorrectly. Ubuntu Server is comprised of a
> considerably smaller set of packages than the desktop edition; 3 years
> after Dapper is released, the packages in plain Ubuntu that aren't in
> Ubuntu Server stop being supported. Of course, any packages that were in
> Server but not plain will also have the full five years of support.

So where is the smaller set of packages which comprise Ubuntu
Server defined?

--Mike Bird

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