On Tuesday 13 February 2018 15:10:22 David Wright wrote: > On Tue 13 Feb 2018 at 14:28:51 (-0500), Gene Heskett wrote: > > On Tuesday 13 February 2018 09:28:06 David Wright wrote: > > > On Tue 13 Feb 2018 at 11:03:29 (+0000), Adam Weremczuk wrote: > > > > Hi all, > > > > > > Hello again, > > > > > > > Our PCI compliance scanner (probably falsely) claims it's > > > > 2018-05-01. > > > > > > > > The Wikipedia page: > > > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian_version_history just says > > > > "May 2018". > > > > > > > > Debian website: > > > > > > > > https://www.debian.org/releases/wheezy/ > > > > https://wiki.debian.org/LTS > > > > > > > > clearly states "end of May 2018". > > > > > > > > I'm treating the latter as the more reliable source. > > > > > > > > My related question: > > > > > > > > Is it likely for this date to still be moved forward or back? > > > > Can it happen on a short notice (say less than a month)? > > > > > > No idea, but the people here may by closer to the action: > > > https://wiki.debian.org/LTS/Contact > > > They're all open lists. > > > > I noted one thing on the frexian pages, the prices for funding are > > in euro's. And since I run on dollars, would need an exchange rate. > > USD US Dollars 0.7235642449 1.3820472847 > EUR Euros 0.8866900420 1.1277898168 > GBP British Pounds 1.0000000000 1.0000000000 > > > Those prices would appear to be aimed at a corporate setting, as > > opposed to something that a retiree on SS might be able to afford, > > nor is the plea taken as being aimed at me. IMO this is a mistake. > > I think that the LTS is aimed at people who might have invested > heavily in the OS and need a longer timescale to migrate their > systems. We hear about banks still running programs from the 1960s. > > > I am well aware > > of the TANSTAAFL principle, and if the paperwork didn't drown them, > > would be able to make an annual donation of perhaps $100 toward the > > expenses of the LTS. Tain't much, but how many other old farts like > > me would be willing to do likewise? > > To what end? If you're still running your lathes on wheezy, why not > just isolate them from the Internet to avoid any security dangers.
I have dd-wrt between the net and anything of mine, been there, kept reasonably uptodate for over a decade. Only one person has come thru it, and I needed some help, so I gave him the usernames and pw. > > On a secondary note, I see armel and armhf? listed there, but what > > about arm64 since there are now, shipping versions of arm64 out in > > the wild for at least a year. > > If that's how new they are to the world, why would people install > wheezy on them? > I wouldn't but they are running stretch just fine once I'd killed light-locker. > Cheers, > David. -- Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>