On Wed, 26 Sep 2018, Michael Hudson-Doyle wrote:
> Hi all,
> At the recent sprint in Brussels, there was some discussion of providing a way
> for packages in older Ubuntu releases a way to build with a newer version of
> Go. After some discussion with the security team, it was decided that it made
> sense to upload Go 1.10 (which is after all going to be supported as part of
> Bionic for 5 years) to the older releases. I'm mentioning this plan here (a)
> for awareness (b) to get the security team to publicly acknowledge their
> agreement to the plan :)
> There is a bug to track the uploads:
> All comments here or in the bug gratefully received.
This is fine with the security team (if it was a golang version that was
in an interim release, that would be a different story, but we are
already supporting this in bionic, so why not in earlier?). I commented
in the bug too.
Jamie Strandboge | http://www.canonical.com