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Re: Red Hat Linux: Security Patches?



On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 08:33:11AM -0700, blocke shivan org wrote:
> 
> Hello.
> 
> Now that Red Hat Linux appears to be a non-retail "product" with a much
> shorter release cycle I am wondering about the following:
> 
> Is it Red Hat's plan to continue to produce security patches and other
> errata for baseline Red Hat Linux releases for at least 12 months?  (As
> outlined for past releases on http://www.redhat.com/apps/support/errata/)

First, the release cycle for Red Hat Linux hasn't really changed that much.
We've been doing a new release every six months for quite a few years.  As
for the errata policy for Red Hat Linux, it's detailed here:

http://rhl.redhat.com/about/faq/

Short answer is that we will continue to provide security errata for 12
months at the least.

- jkt
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