challenge: end of life for 6.2 is premature with buggy 6.3
jrhett at netconsonance.com
Sat Jun 7 19:48:22 UTC 2008
On Jun 5, 2008, at 4:34 AM, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> If its of major concern for you, then allocate some man hours, grab
> the /usr/src/sys diffs between RELENG_6_2_0_RELEASE and
> The others on the list have stated over and over again that they
> haven't seen any issues and would like to know precisely what they
While I appreciate their concern for the specifics, I think those
should be addressed in another thread. This thread was meant to
question the overall stability issues that pretty much anyone can view
for themselves in the freebsd-questions/hardware/scsi mailing lists
and queries in the open bug reports.
> If stability is your main concern then you could throw some resources
> at fixing 6.3 or throw some resources at backporting security fixes to
I will apparently be backporting the security fixes myself until 6.4
> I'm sure noone has an agenda to squish the FreeBSD version you're
> using for any reason other than there aren't enough people
> volunteering / being paid to work on back-porting security fixes.
This is perhaps the real topic that needs to be addressed. Can we get
some more details on the issues involved here?
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