challenge: end of life for 6.2 is premature with buggy 6.3
jrhett at netconsonance.com
Sat Jun 7 22:15:58 UTC 2008
On Jun 7, 2008, at 1:52 PM, Doug Barton wrote:
>> I'd said nearly a dozen times that the issues I have aren't
>> specifics. I am questioning the overall policy for EoL here.
> Your concerns have been noted. You seem unwilling or unable to
> accept the explanation that no matter what you think about the
> situation, we don't have the resources to support 6.2.
I haven't been given an explanation. I was given that bare
statement. An explanation might help me understand where I can help
improve the situation.
> Furthermore, according to the vast number of people with way more
> experience and way more hardware running 6.3 than you have (jhb from
> Yahoo! alone qualifies in this category, but he wasn't alone) your
> concerns are in fact, misplaced.
The people that I know of working around problems in 6.3 all work at
Yahoo, so ...
> To drive this thread even further into the realm of uselessness, you
> seem to be dead set on replying to every single post, saying
> basically the same thing over and over, and not listening to
> anything anyone is telling you.
So far I have been (a) insulted (b) told to "take it or leave it" or
(c) demanded to provide specific PRs.
Nobody has responded to the question.
> So I would like to suggest that you simply stop. Enjoy your trip.
> When you come back if you have specific concerns about your
> EXPERIENCE running 6.3 (or later) on your specific hardware, fire
I suspect you are right, it's time to stop dealing with FreeBSD. The
product is quality, but the abuse one has to sustain to ask a question
on the mailing list isn't worth it.
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