an update to automake-1.11?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Wed Jul 1 15:35:52 UTC 2009

Nalin Dahyabhai wrote:
> I worry that some of the people who run EOL releases don't even know
> that they've taken on this burden, that a release going EOL means that
> we're not doing this work any more, and that means that *they* have to
> do the work.  And I worry that that's partly due to us not always being
> emphatic about warning them of it.  Sometimes it feels like failure.

Maybe the last update to any EOL distro should be a firstboot-like tool
which just gives 3 options:
* Run preupgrade
* Wipe all hard disks
* Turn off computer

        Kevin Kofler

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