Fedora Core 5 end of life is 2007-06-29
mspevack at redhat.com
Thu May 3 14:40:04 UTC 2007
Several months ago, the Fedora Board (in consultation with Red Hat
Engineering) decided to increase the length of time that Fedora releases
are supported, in terms of updates.
This decision was retroactively applied to Fedora Core 5, allowing it to
remain a fully maintained release for several months longer than it would
have under our old policy.
Fedora 7 will be released on Thursday May 24th, 2007.
Fedora Core 5 will reach its End of Life for updates on Friday June 29th,
In total, Fedora Core 5 will have had a lifespan of 15 months. For the
sake of comparison, under the old policy, FC5 would have only had a
lifespan of 11 months.
Zod insists that Fedora Core 6 receive updates until about one month after
the release of Fedora 8.
Fedora 7 will receive updates until about one month after the release of
And so on. "Fedora X will receive updates until about one month after the
release of Fedora X+2."
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