[fbsd] HEADS UP: FreeBSD 5.3, 5.4, 6.0 EoLs coming soon

Alexandre Vieira nullpt at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 10:06:31 PDT 2006

On 10/11/06, sthaug at nethelp.no <sthaug at nethelp.no> wrote:
> > I realize that resources to keep chasing this stuff are in limited
> supply,
> > but if you solicit the opinion of the community, I'd bet that more
> people
> > would rather see 4.x support continue than 5.x support.
> >
> > I know that it would be a violation of the stated policy, but I think
> that
> > supporting 4.x and 6.x over the next year would benefit way more people
> > than the current plan of supporting 5.x and 6.x and eol'ing 4.x.
> Yes, fully agreed. I'd much rather have longer support for 4.x than 5.x.
> We still have lots of machines running 4.11 here.
> Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no
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I fully agree with the delay in the 4x EOL. I know many people (including
myself) who still run 4.x in dead end hardware for home firewalls/gateways
and several other services that run in low, low end hardware. 4.x still has
reasons to live for quite a while :)

Best regards
Alexandre Vieira - nullpt at gmail.com

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