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Re: State of 7.2/8.0 in Fedora Legacy



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On Thursday 20 May 2004 06:31, Steve Stavropoulos wrote:
>  Maybe you could move redhat 7.2 to an unsupported/ folder and put there
> the rebuilded packages which were for 7.3. I think that in 99.999% of
> the cases there will be no problems at all and this service will be
> invaluable to many. For the remaining 0.001%, well... they have been
> warned and I'm sure they will warn the others so the package in question
> will get fixed pretty quickly :)
>  The extra time needed for this is not very much and in that way we
> could have several other distros (8.0 maybe?) in an almost fully
> supported state.

This still sucks developer time to backport fixes (for things that don't 
really rebuild) and even though it's "unsupported" it's still coming from 
Fedora Legacy and thus expected to be good.  Also we can't hit every 
update, so I would feel not so good about missing some security stuff.

If we're going to turn off 7.2/8.0 it's going to be complete.  I'd leave 
the directory trees up there, but nothingmore would be added.

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