[wp-hackers] WordPress 2.0 in Debian Stable

Ron Guerin ron at vnetworx.net
Thu Oct 5 21:34:05 GMT 2006

Computer Guru 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?

Maintain means just security and bug fixes.  Unless MySQL9 manages to
come out, be accepted by Debian, and pushed to testing before Etch
freezes for a December 2006 release, it's not relevant here.

- Ron

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