feisty still in the archive?

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at ubuntu.com
Sun Dec 7 20:33:12 GMT 2008

Sebastian Kapfer wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 03.12.2008, 23:46 +0800 schrieb DULMANDAKH Sukhbaatar:
>>> I can only recommend to use debmirror and only pull particular
>>> releases and architectures, instead of sucking down the entire thing.
>> how about official mirrors? we need to support all architectures, but
>> not supported release is still exists. it's getting taught.
> Hi,
> so feisty has now disappeared from the mirrors I gather.  I know it's
> been out of support, but pulling the plug in this way is not nice to
> users.  This is not the kind of operational stability that I had
> expected from a major distribution.  I know that you can't actively
> support the whole backlog of releases indefinitely, but just breaking
> the archive is a little harsh. </rant>

Feisty is EOL. You're risking your system by using a release which isn't
supported with security updates anymore. I can't see what's wrong with this
action. You wouldn't have been getting updates anyway...


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