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[opensuse-security] Re: [security-announce] Advance notice of discontinuation of openSUSE 10.2
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <carlos.e.r@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 04:56:39 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LSU.2.00.0810030443030.1120@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thursday 2008-10-02 at 11:17 +0200, Marcus Meissner wrote:

Dear opensuse-security-announce subscribers and openSUSE users,

SUSE Security announces that openSUSE 10.2 will be discontinued soon.
Having provided security-relevant fixes for more than two years, we will
stop releasing updates after November 30th 2008.

As a consequence, the openSUSE 10.2 distribution directory on our
ftp server ftp.suse.com will be moved from /pub/suse/*/10.2/ to the
/pub/suse/discontinued/ directory tree structure to free space on our
mirror sites. The 10.2 directory in the update tree /pub/suse/update/10.2
will follow, as soon as all updates have been published.

Er... this is no longer true, there is nothing under the /pub/suse/discontinued/ structure, just a note that versions till 7.1 have been remoed to save 30 gigs of space.

But there is nothing there, ¡not even 10.1!

However, 10.0 isos are in "/pub/suse/i386/10.0/iso", and some packages I think are under "/pub/suse/i386/10.0/SUSE-Linux10.0-GM-Extra/suse".

There is also a partial "/pub/suse/install/10.1" and an emtpy "/pub/suse/install/10.2/", with a note that it has been erased too:


] All openSUSE 10.2 packages from the media as well
] as those that did not make it due to space reasons to them,
] are available via the mirrors of ftp.opensuse.org.
]
] For details read: http://en.opensuse.org/Released_Version
] about the "Internet Installation Repository".

So, where are you keeping your own SUSE history, if even 10.2 is not there, before the date of end of november you mentioned?

- -- Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
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