[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#766034: closed by Michael Gilbert <mgilbert at debian.org>

Paul van der Vlis paul at vandervlis.nl
Tue Oct 21 21:22:46 UTC 2014

> Michael Gilbert wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 6:23 AM, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>> I would like to have a year security support of the package in 
>> old-stable.
>> Background: sometimes the configuration of a desktop is complex 
>> (Kerberos, NFS4, LDAP, etc), so it's not possible for me to do an 
>> upgrade in a short time.
>> For that reasan I would like it when I would have a year to do the 
>> upgrade. I don't care if the supported package is in main or in 
>> backports.
>> When it's not possible to do so, I would like a diskussion about the 
>> "why". We could use the same package in oldstable as in stable.
> That's not really possible.  Google dropped support for the oldstable
> compilers probably 2 years ago now.

Maybe I was not clear enough: I mean in the future.
I would like to have a year to migrate from Wheezy to Jessie.

When you need a newer compiler, I think we should backport a newer
compiler. Please tell us what you need, or what you think you will need
in the near future.

With regards,
Paul van der Vlis.

Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer, Groningen

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