Drunk on power: FC1 and before.... [was: A Heads-Up: moving all FC3 bugs to "needinfo"]

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 16:16:08 UTC 2006

On 7/12/06, Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 01:18:46PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> > *Then*, there's the question of _before_ that. There's 1051 bugs in open
> > states attached to the "Red Hat Linux" and "Red Hat Linux Beta" products.
> > Obviously a lot of that isn't going to be helpful or interesting after all
> > these years -- and RHL9 is finally going out of Legacy support too. However,
> > it's possible that there's some overlooked important/useful/still-relevant
> > reports that would still apply to Fedora or RHEL.
> I'm going to go ahead with this after OLS and after FC4, unless someone
> really objects.
> For Red Hat Linux 7.3 and 9 (472 bugs, by the way), I'm going to use a
> message like:
>    Red Hat Linux 7.3 and Red Hat Linux 9 are maintained by the Fedora Legacy
>    project for security updates only. If this problem is a security issue,
>    please reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security
>    issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6
>    test release, change the version to match. (In either case, make sure to
>    check the box indicating that the requested information was provided --
>    thanks!)
>    Please note that Legacy security update support for these products will
>    stop on December 31st, 2006. Please upgrade any systems still running
>    these releases to a current Fedora Core release or Red Hat Enterprise
>    Linux or comparable. After the end of this year, any Red Hat Linux 7.3
>    and Red Hat Linux 9 bugs still awaiting information will be closed as
>    "can't fix".
>    Thank you for your help.

Well I would go with a list of links at the end of each name in parenthesis:

For the latest Fedora: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/
For Red Hat Enterprise: http://www.redhat.com/rhel-link-goes-here
For a comparable OS: http://www.centos.org,https://www.scientificlinux.org/

Stephen J Smoogen.
CSIRT/Linux System Administrator

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