best FBSD version for commercial use.

Nerius Landys nlandys at
Sat Oct 10 20:23:54 UTC 2009

>> My 2 cents, as far as I know 7.1 will be maintained longer than 7.2
>> according to the website.  That is, security fixes will be
>> rolled out for 7.1 a while after 7.2 reaches End Of Life.  That made
>> me decide to go with 7.1 when I had to make the switch from 7.0 a few
>> months ago.  8.0 was not out at that time.
> I don't think that is correct.  There must be something unclear there.

Near the bottom of the page mentioned above, there is a table.
RELENG_7_1 EoL is January 31, 2011, RELENG_7_2 EoL is May 31, 2010
according to the chart.  That is a difference of 8 months.

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