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Re: system autodeath



> A friend forwarded me this blog:
> http://www.gdt.id.au/~gdt/blog/linux/autodeath.1024px
>
> and I wondered if it would be something to consider for fedora releases.
>
> This would NOT be as a default, but as a package you can install, if you
> wish, to drop the route on your box after whatever expiration date. We
> can set the release date in a file in the package and key from there.

I agree that it should not be a default, but if you're not conscientious
enough to patch, you're not going to be installing this package, either,
and we're back to the original issue.

Other than that, it's an intriguing concept.

>
> If the package was included in a fedora repo we could have it have a
> death date of whenever the release started + 14months (some wiggle room
> for release slips) for example.
>
> Any thoughts?
> -sv
>
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