[wp-hackers] WordPress 2.0 in Debian Stable

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Sun Oct 1 21:14:47 GMT 2006

Robert Deaton wrote:
> On 10/1/06, Computer Guru <computerguru at neosmart.net> wrote:
>> > There's talk of getting the WordPress 2.0 series into Debian Stable.
>> > This would require that the 2.0 branch be maintained for 3 - 5 years.
>> > Are we up for maintaining security updates to 2.0 for that long?  If
>> > not, WP will not be in Debian stable but will continue to live in
>> > Debian unstable/testing.  Anyone feel strongly enough to help maintain
>> > 2.0 for several years?
>> "Maintain"
>> That just means that we issue security fixes, right?
>> And, like if in 5 years WP 2.0 doesn't work on MySQL 9, does 
>> "maintain" involve making it work?
>> Also, do you mean 2.0 or 2.x?
> Definitely 2.0, as the next version is still in alphas and Debian
> Stable would never consider alpha software for inclusion.

Indeed.  I talked to the Debian folks and committed to maintaining the 
2.0.x series for the next several years.


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