[FreeBSD-Announce] RE: FreeBSD supported branches update

Schuendehuette, Matthias matthias.schuendehuette at siemens.com
Mon May 4 07:33:52 UTC 2009


owner-freebsd-security-notifications at freebsd.org wrote on :
> The branches supported by the FreeBSD Security Officer have
> been updated
> to reflect the EoL (end-of-life) of FreeBSD 7.0.  The new
> list is below
> and at <URL: http://security.freebsd.org/ >.  Please note that FreeBSD
> 7.0 was originally announced with an EoL date of February 28, 2009,
> but the EoL was delayed by two months in order to allow a 3 month
> window for systems to be upgraded to FreeBSD 7.1.

I have severe problems with this, because NFS-Locking is not working
on FreeBSD-7.1 and later with HP-UX clients. See several PRs which are
talking about this.

FreeBSD-7.0 is the last release that is working and that is therefor
still productive at our site.

What do you recommend?

with best regards

Matthias Schündehütte
SIEMENS AG, Industry Sector, DT LD S IT
Tel. +49-30-386 29957

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