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Re: Update of xulrunner17/firefox17 in freeze period

On 02/10/2013 08:46, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 01, 2013 at 11:26:35PM +0200, Pierre Pronchery wrote:
>>> ??? LTS for what? I cannot understand the topic.
>> I have been talking with Alistair (and a few other developers and
>> vendors) about the possibility to support some branches of pkgsrc longer
>> than the current three months (at least security-wise).
> So from your mail I guess you mean "LTS" to stand for "long term support",
> which is like ESR (Extended Support Release) in mozilla terms.
> Just guessing.

This concept is commonplace in the industry nowadays; FWIW the
corresponding Wikipedia page has an interesting list of other projects
doing it:


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