Hi Roger, what's going on between Ubuntu and the Torproject?
What will I have to do to downgrade to the old Tor-version 'cause I'm willing to do so. And what's the problem with a version which is soon to expire if there (hopefully) be an update (in time). SMichel Sent with ProtonMail Secure Email. ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Am 5. April 2018 4:07 AM schrieb Roger Dingledine <a...@mit.edu>: > Do we have any good Ubuntu contacts here? > > I noticed today that Ubuntu Bionic LTS will come out this month: > > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases > > and they are currently on track to include Tor 0.3.2.10: > > https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/bionic/+source/tor > > which is scheduled to go end-of-life before the end of 2018: > > https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/org/teams/NetworkTeam/CoreTorReleases#Listofreleases > > So we are on track for 4.5 years of sadness for Ubuntu users -- and > > since some of the most critical users of the Tor deb on Ubuntu are relay > > operators, this seems like a good time to try to rescue things. > > The best fixes I've thought of are to either: > > (A) Convince them to downgrade to Tor 0.2.9, which we will maintain for > > another few years. > > (B) Make a deal with them where they know that 0.3.2 will be abandoned > > soon, and that they'll move to our next LTS once it comes out. > > In the past we tried something like 'B' and it did not go smoothly. So > > I'm inclined to think 'A' is the better plan. > > See also this trac ticket where I'll aim to keep track of our progress: > > https://trac.torproject.org/25715 > > I'm also going to forward this note to tor-project@ in case there are > > better Ubuntu contacts there. > > Never a dull moment, > > --Roger > > tor-relays mailing list > > email@example.com > > https://lists.torproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tor-relays _______________________________________________ tor-relays mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.torproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tor-relays