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



On 7/12/06, Matthew Miller <mattdm 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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