Mongoose 7.x (released February 27, 2023) is the current Mongoose major version. We ship all new bug fixes and features to 7.x.
Mongoose 6.x (released August 24, 2021) is currently in legacy support. We will continue to ship bug fixes to Mongoose 6 until August 24, 2023. After August 24, 2023, we will only ship security fixes, and backport requested fixes to Mongoose 6. Please open a bug report on GitHub to request backporting a fix to Mongoose 6.
We are not actively backporting any new features from Mongoose 7 into Mongoose 6. Until August 24, 2023, we will backport requested features into Mongoose 6; please open a feature request on GitHub to request backporting a feature into Mongoose 6. After August 24, 2023, we will not backport any new features into Mongoose 6.
We do not currently have a formal end of life (EOL) date for Mongoose 6. However, we will not end support for Mongoose 6 until at least January 1, 2024.
Mongoose 5.x (released January 17, 2018) is currently only receiving security fixes and requested bug fixes. Please open a bug report on GitHub to request backporting a fix to Mongoose 5. We will not backport any new features from Mongoose 6 or Mongoose 7 into Mongoose 5.
Mongoose 5.x end of life (EOL) is March 1, 2024. Mongoose 5.x will no longer receive any updates, security or otherwise, after that date.