a plan for updates after end of life
dennis at ausil.us
Mon Feb 11 04:42:11 UTC 2008
On Saturday 09 February 2008, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 09, 2008 at 04:35:14PM -0300, Horst H. von Brand wrote:
> >> What real use is that? The point of relying on some after-EOL-mainenance
> >> is to be able to extend the life for some definite time.
> > It is better than nothing, and it would be wrong to advertise something
> > wrong. As a side note, it is the same for Fedora, packages may be
> > orphaned within the timespan of the release.
> If a package is orphaned within the release timespan but a security
> exploit is subsequently published that affects the shipped version,
> would the users be left on their own to fix it?
no the security team would get a fix out there.
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