On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 10:40:06AM -0500, Greg Barniskis wrote: > Kris Kennaway wrote: > >On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 11:20:21AM +0200, albi wrote: > >>i'm running 5.4 on a few servers, and i wondered till when > >>security-updates will be available > >> > >>http://www.freebsd.org/security/ says that the EOL is estimated may 31 > >>2006, but does that also mean no more security-updates for 5.4 ? > > > >Yes. > > [blink blink] > > I'm not at all opposed to RE@ and security@ making hard decisions > and doing whatever is needed to best further the project's goals (so > please don't read this as flame bait). But I have to confirm what I > just read: > > 5.4 is EOL before 5.5 is released, and even before 4.11 and 5.3 are > EOL? Or is it really the case that the EOL table should list /2007/ > for 5.4 (same day as RELENG_5)? > > If 2006 is accurate, this is registering on me as a significant POLA > violation. Very hard to believe this is accurate. If accurate, what > list/channel/forum should I have been paying more attention to?
security@, and the website where this has been announced for a LONG TIME. The policy and rationale is all there. Kris
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