How does nginx set End of Life for older versions?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Apr 29 14:00:04 UTC 2015


On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 08:40:30AM -0500, deoren wrote:

> Hi,
> I turned to the official website and Google, but I couldn't find 
> a definitive answer re how older branches go End of Life. For 
> example, now that the 1.8 stable branch has been created, what 
> are the plans for the 1.6 branch? Will future updates be made 
> available to that branch or is it no longer maintained?

It's no longer maintained.

No further commits are expected to happen on the stable-1.6 
branch, and no releases are planned.  You can use it as long it 
works for you, but it's a good idea to schedule an upgrade.

> On a related note, if a branch is listed under "Legacy 
> versions", does that mean it will no longer receive updates?


Maxim Dounin

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