On 12/21/18 3:36 PM, Morten Wang wrote:
I recently moved my VM off of Trusty, and when
completing the process I
noticed that the new VM's image (Debian Stretch 9.5) was labelled
"deprecated", although the VM is about 7 weeks old. Looking through the
list of Debian images, it seems that they get deprecated every couple of
months or so.
It just means you should use one of the newer images to start new VMs.
The VMs you started using the Debian 9.5 image are fine. If you apply
updates regularly, they should be equivalent to the 9.6 or later images.
Starting with the 9.6 image today just means a bunch of package updates
Please note that the point release does not constitute a new version of
Debian 9 but only updates some of the packages included. There is no
need to throw away old stretch media. After installation, packages can
be upgraded to the current versions using an up-to-date Debian mirror.
Those who frequently install updates from security.debian.org
to update many packages, and most such updates are included in the point
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