[PC-BSD Support] Maintenability

Fernando Schapachnik fschapachnik at mecon.gov.ar
Mon Nov 5 04:26:03 PST 2007


Great, thanks for the info! Just one more question: Is 1.5 already 
scheduled?

What I'm trying to understand is the lifespan of releases, analyzing a 
possible large scale desktop deployment.

Thanks!

Fernando.

En un mensaje anterior, Kris Moore escribió:
> 
> Fernando,
> 
> The update from 1.4 -> 1.5 should be fairly painless, it will be done as 
> either an online update, or by running the install CD and choosing Upgrade.
> 
> Also, 1.4 should be supported with critical security updates for about 6 
> months after the 1.5 release, but of course users can update to 1.5 and 
> follow that branch for updates as well :)
> 
> Also, I don't think we had it written down on the web somewhere 
> explaining this policy, I'll see if we can get that put down somewhere 
> for you.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> -- 
> 
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> http://www.pcbsd.com
> 
> 
> Fernando Schapachnik wrote:
> >Hi, I'd like to ask a couple of questions regarding maintenability:
> >
> >a) Is it expected that there will be a "painless" upgrade path from 
> >1.4 to PCBSD 1.5?
> >
> >b) When 1.5 comes out, will 1.4 still receive security patches?
> >
> >c) Is there a policy somewhere covering these topics?


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