FBSD 4 series
wmoran at collaborativefusion.com
Thu Jun 29 10:55:06 UTC 2006
Anish Mistry <mistry.7 at osu.edu> wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 June 2006 21:26, probsd org wrote:
> > Everything I need is in FreeBSD 4-STABLE so I see no reason to
> > switch to FBSD 5*
> > I realize no further advancements are being made in the 4 branch,
> > but my question is for how long will I be SAFE using FBSD 4* and
> > when is the targeted date to stop offering security updates that
> > affect 4*?
> You should be transitioning to 6.x now/soon.
4.11 will be supported for another 18 months. I have servers that are
scheduled for hardware retirement before then -- I'm not upgrading them.
Why should I? They're doing their job perfectly well.
You should review the the security support information and make sure
that you plan to upgrade/replace before anything becomes unsupported.
Not as deceiving as a low down dirty... deceiver.
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