[rear-devel] [rear/rear.github.com] bab64c: Update release-notes-2-6.md

Johannes Meixner noreply at github.com
Tue Jun 2 12:54:22 CEST 2020


  Branch: refs/heads/master
  Home:   https://github.com/rear/rear.github.com
  Commit: bab64c0a9dc14fd24962fd7326422ade390aa021
      https://github.com/rear/rear.github.com/commit/bab64c0a9dc14fd24962fd7326422ade390aa021
  Author: Johannes Meixner <jsmeix at suse.com>
  Date:   2020-06-02 (Tue, 02 Jun 2020)

  Changed paths:
    M documentation/release-notes-2-6.md

  Log Message:
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  Update release-notes-2-6.md

Added a generic paragraph that
"Usually ReaR-2.6 should also work on newer versions
of the ... listed supported Linux based operating systems"
and possible reasons why things may fail with newer versions.
Additionally listed "Scientific Linux < 6" as no longer supported
because RHEL/CentOS < 6  are also no longer supported.
Furthermore dropped official support for Ubuntu < 16 because
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is the oldest one that is supported by Ubuntu,
cf. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu#Releases
Finally dropped official support for Debian < 8 because
Debian 8 is the oldest one that is supported by Debian, cf.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian_version_history#Release_table




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