extend EOL for Red Hat Linux 9?

Mike Klinke lsomike at futzin.com
Sat Apr 3 03:22:01 UTC 2004

On Friday 02 April 2004 18:33, James Ralston wrote:
> On 2004-04-02 at 09:16:48+0100 Mark J Cox <mjc at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Red Hat Linux 9 distribution will reach its end-of-life for
> > errata maintenance on April 30, 2004.  This means that from May
> > 1, 2004 we will not be producing new security, bugfix, or
> > enhancement updates for this product.
> I think it would be a very good idea for Red Hat to continue (at
> the minimum) security errata maintenance for Red Hat Linux 9 until
> Fedora Core 2 has been out for, say, 30 days or so.

The other way to look at is that RH has given six or seven months 
overlap from the release of FC1 until the expiration of RH9.  Plenty 
of time for folks to have thought about alternatives.  I do admit, 
though, that I'd like to have RH9 errata support for as long as 

Regards,  Mike Klinke

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