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Re: Follow-up on Extended Life Cycle



Jesse Keating wrote:
On Mon, 2009-07-20 at 21:18 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
It has
been something like 4 years since the Fedora Legacy project ended, and
if you have a sizable labor pool you can eliminate one of the main
reasons that happened.

Note, to maintain Critical Security updates, which is essentially what
RHEL does once a RHEL release reaches it's maintenance mode, RH Security
team estimates that a single full time person can handle the work load.
This is a sizable pool when compared to what Fedora Legacy worked with,
and Legacy's target was much more broad, and the infrastructure much
less helpful.

I'm guessing that this 1 fulltime person in a security response team role is to track, monitor, and coordinate the issues that need to be addressed. Which in many cases is different from the devel, releng and test aspects - necessitating much more than 1 fulltime person's worth of work to pull off the broader initiative. Right?



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