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Date:      Wed, 16 Feb 2000 09:31:04 -0700
From:      Brett Glass <brett@lariat.org>
To:        Richard Wackerbarth <rkw@dataplex.net>, Warner Losh <imp@village.org>
Cc:        freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Why should I upgrade from 2.2.8 to 3.4
Message-ID:  <4.2.2.20000216092918.044d9300@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <00021604155000.08535@nomad.dataplex.net>
References:  <200002160926.CAA09916@harmony.village.org> <Pine.BSF.4.21.0002152357380.54931-100000@freefall.freebsd.org> <200002160926.CAA09916@harmony.village.org>

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At 02:41 AM 2/16/2000 , Richard Wackerbarth wrote:

>Perhaps there needs to be a more emphatic public posting to the effect that
>2.2.x is "moldy" and supported only to the extent that the few remaining users
>of this system contribute patches. Unless they have COMPELLING reasons to remain
>with 2.2.x, all users SHOULD UPGRADE to 3.4.

Ah, but which 3.4? Shortly after 3.4-RELEASE shipped, I recall a few security-
and stability-related patches. Unfortunately, picking a daily snapshot can be
a bad idea. Is there a "known good" snapshot? (I assume that it'll be at least
another month before 3.5.)

--Brett



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