Re: Ubuntu Xenial stemcell and rootfs plans

Danny Rosen

Hey Mike,

Thanks for reaching out. We've discussed supporting Xenial recently but
have had trouble identifying compelling reasons to do so. Our current
version of the rootfs is supported until April 2019 [1] and while we do not
plan on waiting until March 2019 :) we want to understand compelling
reasons to go forward with the work sooner than later.

On Mon, May 9, 2016 at 12:47 PM, Mike Youngstrom <youngm(a)> wrote:

Ubuntu Xenial Xerus was released a few weeks ago. Any plans to
incorporate Xenial into the platform? Stemcells and/or new root fs?

The recent lucid to trusty rootfs fire drill was frustrating to my
customers. I'm hoping that this year we can get a Xenial rootfs out
loooong before trusty support ends so I don't have to put another tight
deadline on my customers to test and move.



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