Re: Will 5.4 be an "Extended Life" release?

From: Colin Percival (cperciva_at_freebsd.org)
Date: 04/18/05

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    Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 18:21:32 -0700
    To: Brett Glass <brett@lariat.org>
    
    

    Brett Glass wrote:
    > So, I am wondering if I should stick with 4.11, favoring fast single
    > CPUs over multiprocessor systems, for production machines -- and then
    > jump to 6.0 when it's released. Will security fixes be available long
    > enough for me to do this if need be?

    My personal recommendation is to move to 5.x now; but to answer your
    question: Yes. FreeBSD 4.11 is supported until January 2007, and the
    latest plans (that I've heard, at least) have FreeBSD 6.0 coming out
    some time in late 2005.

    Colin Percival
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