Sorry for the late reply, going through some backlog. On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 10:17:23PM +0200, Jérémy Lal wrote: > Hi, > > 2016-07-12 11:06 GMT+02:00 Moritz Muehlenhoff <j...@debian.org>: > > > On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 11:32:54PM +0200, Jérémy Lal wrote: > > > Update: > > > https://nodejs.org/en/blog/announcements/v6-release > > > """ > > > In October 2016, Node.js v6 will become the LTS release and the LTS > > release > > > line (version 4) > > > will go under maintenance mode in April 2017, meaning only critical bugs, > > > critical security > > > fixes and documentation updates will be permitted. > > > Users should begin transitioning from v4 to v6 in October when v6 goes > > into > > > LTS. > > > """ > > > > > > I guess it will be too late for next debian release - still, it's good to > > > know. > > > > With the delayed freeze for jessie that would be doable again, right? > > The nodejs LTS is more volatile than a traditional LTS (also including > > bugfixes etc), but that seems ok (and is in line with e.g. security > > support for Firefox ESR). > > > > If we include nodejs 6 with security support in jessie we would limit > > it to the lifetime of that LTS branch. Is is already known how long > > that will be? > > > > The schedule [here](https://github.com/nodejs/LTS) states 2019-04-01 > for the end of LTS 6 branch.