Will 5.4 be an "Extended Life" release?

Brett Glass brett at lariat.org
Mon Apr 18 10:30:31 PDT 2005

At 11:24 AM 4/18/2005, Colin Percival wrote:

>I usually choose to allow users to shoot their own feet if they want, but
>since I wrote FreeBSD Update primarily for the benefit of less experienced
>FreeBSD users I decided that some anti-foot-shooting mechanisms were a
>good idea.

I understand. However, you can see why this provision makes it highly desirable
to install an official release rather than some in-between snapshot (which in
turn is why I'd like to see a 4.11.5 or 4.12 as the last 4.x release).


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