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Re: long term support release



Patrice Dumas <pertusus free fr> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 10:33:35AM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > Yet we have things like the Security team who have taken up the mantel
> > of ensuring that security updates go out for the packages we shipped in
> > "supported" releases, regardless of what happens to the owner of that
> > package.  They're having a hard enough time getting volunteers for this
> > effort just for the 2 live releases, let along adding N number of LTS
> > releases.

> It is not because there are institutional agreements aimed at reducing,
> for example, security issues, that it will work, since people are not
> paid for that and there is no contract.
> 
> Nobody is asking Security team to do things in fedora LTS.

Now, cross your heart: Would /you/ run a LTS where there was /no/ QA or
security team? At most for a month or so, until it is convenient to
upgrade would be my answer. Feeling uneasy all the time.
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