[Mageia-dev] Backports policy clarification (and discussion)

Samuel Verschelde stormi at laposte.net
Fri Jun 8 13:39:07 CEST 2012

Le vendredi 8 juin 2012 13:31:30, Angelo Naselli a écrit :
> > If there is security issue then you have to fix it on cauldron too
> > (usually with new version, so you can backport it to stable version). At
> > least before release. And after backports are closed you can upgrade to
> > latest stable version (for example mga3) and get patched version this
> > way. I don't see the problem here.
> Well I can't see how we can close a bp since we say we give 9 months of
> supporting version. If we support bp, we also need to provides fixing at
> least. But i got your point, it's a kind o release freeze for bp for the
> mga n-2.

We support each release 18 month at least (that is, unless we manage to do 
more in the future), so his proposal means stopping backports support too 


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