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Re: [RHSA-2003:088-01] New kernel 2.2 packages fix vulnerabilities
From: Etaoin Shrdlu <shrdlu () deaddrop org>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 07:11:28 -0800

Alexander Bartolich wrote:

John.Airey () rnib org uk wrote:
[...] I choose other distro's that doesn't expire their products as soon
as the
next best thing has arrived.
[...] I have a Solaris 2.6 box (even if 9 is out already, and can be
for free for that matter) just because it is not possible to upgrade those


Bad example. Regular Support for 2.6 ended 7/2002.

Sure, but you can still get patches for it. In fact, Sun is still issuing
patches for 2.5.1, and as my memory serves, that came out in 95 or 96.


Jeeze, they only stopped supporting SunOS a couple of years ago (and I
still have the last full set of patches for 4.1.4). End of regular support
is not the same as end of life (which happened to solaris 2.4 a while
back). Red Hat is out of line (but then I only use Slackware, so what do I

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