[OmniOS-discuss] OmniOS CE question: will there be a LTS stable release?

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Wed Jul 26 18:16:51 UTC 2017

Hi Chris,

we have discussed this in the core team and found that no one of us has been
using LTS until now and no one is planning to do so in the future ... 

What we intend, is to support the current and previous release with an emphasis
on the current release going forward from r151022. 

That said, maybe someone will step up and take up the LTS mantel.
The build process for r151022 is in better shape than ever, now that Andy and
Dominik have lavished all that love on it.

SO if this is of interest to you, we will be glad to hear your ideas and also
help out if someone wants to step up. Let's discuss in https://gitter.im/omniosorg/Lobby


----- On Jul 25, 2017, at 11:59 PM, Chris Siebenmann cks at cs.toronto.edu wrote:

> The OmniOS CE release announcement here on the mailing list covered
> the broad plans for the (non-Bloody) release schedule:
>	The intention is for new stable releases to continue to come
>	out every 26 weeks. Interim, "weekly" updates to stable follow a
>	fixed schedule denoted by letters, one per week. Weekly releases
>	are made as needed, so there may not be a release each week. [...]
> My assumption is that normally, each regular stable release only
> receives updates until the next regular stable release comes out; when
> the next stable release comes out, you are expected to update to it and
> then start tracking the interim weekly updates to the new stable.  This
> raises two closely related questions:
> First, is this understanding of updates to stable releases accurate?
> Second, if it is, are there any plans for a 'LTS' stable release with
> an extended period of at least security updates for that LTS release?
> Is this in fact the current r151022 release, which I've seen some CE
> messages describe as 'OmniOS r151022 LTS' (eg in the announcement of
> r151022i)?
> Thanks in advance, and my apologies if I've overlooked a discussion
> of this on the mailing list (or a mention of this on the OmniOS CE
> website).
>	- cks
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