davej at redhat.com
Wed Aug 20 20:09:11 UTC 2008
On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 12:43:18AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > A friend forwarded me this blog:
> > http://www.gdt.id.au/~gdt/blog/linux/autodeath.1024px
> > and I wondered if it would be something to consider for fedora releases.
> > This would NOT be as a default, but as a package you can install, if you
> > wish, to drop the route on your box after whatever expiration date. We
> > can set the release date in a file in the package and key from there.
> > If the package was included in a fedora repo we could have it have a
> > death date of whenever the release started + 14months (some wiggle room
> > for release slips) for example.
> > Any thoughts?
> I think it is much better to hookup preupgrade with PackageKit so you
> get notification on your desktop
Desktop machines typically aren't the problem in the 'setup once, and
left abandoned running out of date code past EOL' scenario.
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