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Re: OS recommendations/Aging software issues



On Thu, 2005-06-02 at 23:25, Christopher A. Williams wrote:

> I have been aware of this since it started. The issue in this case was,
> as you mentioned, that updates for RHL 7.3 are not a priority compared
> to other things and they were cracked once due to an un-patched
> vulnerability.
> 
> Also, in this case, the required applications worked flawlessly on
> Fedora Core 3. They just didn't want to believe / trust it and opted to
> return to an un-patched RHL system with the same overall configuration
> as had been cracked before. Kind of a "devil you know vs. devil you
> don't" mentality.

Centos 3 probably wouldn't frighten the natives quite so badly - and
it is still getting regular updates promptly after they are released
for RHEL3.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com

 


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