feisty still in the archive?

Scott Ritchie scott at open-vote.org
Sun Dec 7 23:57:03 GMT 2008

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> 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...

Perhaps we should at least keep updates to the update-manager package so
people can upgrade out of the mess they're in...

Scott Ritchie

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