How does nginx set End of Life for older versions?

deoren nginx-users-list at
Wed Apr 29 15:57:38 UTC 2015

On 4/29/2015 9:00 AM, Maxim Dounin wrote:
> 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 available to that branch or is it no longer maintained?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 It's no longer maintained.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?
> Yes.

Thanks Maxim. I'll go ahead and move to the 1.8 stable series then.

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