On Monday, October 18, 2010 12:28:23 pm Michael Stahnke wrote: > During our weekly EPEL discussion of bugs, some conversation started > around EL4. We realize there is still a significant EL4 population > out in the wild, but at the same time many of the open bugs are not > fixable, or not easily fixable given the versions of software > available. > > I wondered if we should attempt to mirror what Red Hat does with its > support for the enterprise product line. The following link describes > how Red Hat handles support through the release cycle (7 years of > support) for a version of RHEL. While EPEL may not want to mirror > exactly date-for-date, this might be a good baseline to look at when > considering how to handle bugs on older version of EL and EPEL. > > I'd like to have much more discussion on this topic from package > maintainers, bug fixers, and from EPEL users. > > If you'd like to chime in, please do. > > https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/ > > stahnma I thought it was long ago decided that once a RHEL release hits the point of maintainece only epel would do the same. however it could all be just in my head Dennis
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