[asterisk-users] Asterisk versions?
dave at tty1.uk
Mon May 11 17:29:16 CDT 2020
Thanks for that info, Ben. I do like to test out the latest and most
up-to-date versions of things when I can, so I'll check those files
and see how it goes.
On 2020-05-11 17:20,
Ben Ford <bford at digium.com> put forth the proposition:
> Hey Dave,
> In the case of 13 and 16, these are LTS versions which means that they get
> long term service. 17 is a standard release. The benefit of an LTS is that
> you can expect it to get bug fixes and improvements for an extended period
> of time without anything major being changed. If you find an LTS version
> that has everything you need, it's probably the safest version to choose.
> Any noteworthy changes between releases in a version (16.8 to 16.9, for
> example) will be documented in the CHANGES and UPGRADE.txt files. If you're
> worried about configuration changes or syntax, this is the place to look.
> Of course, as a developer I love to see people on the most up to date
> version, but it's all user preference :)
> I would recommend checking out the wiki for more details on the version you
> are looking at.
> On Mon, May 11, 2020, 5:04 PM Dave Woodfall <dave at tty1.uk> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm a fairly long time user of Asterisk, but I'm new to this list. I
> > used to use the old forums some few years ago.
> > I wanted to ask why there are different Asterisk versions, as shown
> > by the announcements in the past week or 2:
> > Asterisk 13.33.0
> > Asterisk 16.10.0
> > Asterisk 17.4.0
> > I'm currently using 16.8.0 and wondering if I should upgrade to
> > 16.10.0, or perhaps give 17.4.0 a try.
> > Are there any differences I should be aware of, like config file
> > syntax or similar things?
> > Thanks,
> > --
> > Dave
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