wohali opened a new issue #48: Add support for non-LTS Ubuntu releases
URL: https://github.com/apache/couchdb-pkg/issues/48
 
 
   Migrated from https://github.com/apache/couchdb/issues/2119 :
   
   > Release packages for Ubuntu 18.10 / 19.04, current 18.04 can't be used 
anymore as libcurl3 conflicts with libcurl4, which is a dependency of curl so 
you have to resort to unofficial snap builds
   
   > Having to resort to LTS versions just because of the DB engine is 
problematic for me, as I have to keep my applications current with the latest 
versions of Linux
   
   @wohali 's response:
   
   > Current policy is only to support LTS builds. The reason is that CouchDB 
does not coexist well on machines running other processes, and since you need a 
dedicated server for that machine, you might as well run an LTS release.
   
   > We are a volunteer run project with limited computing resources. Running a 
full regression test and build on each new platform requires a large amount of 
infrastructure on our side, plus min. 1 hour of compute time per platform.
   
   > Adding non-LTS support is not likely in the near future, but we'll 
consider it.

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