Saturday, September 20, 2008

Re: [HACKERS] Do we really need a 7.4.22 release now?

Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:
> Hash: RIPEMD160
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> The suggestion I started this thread with amounted to not bothering with
>> pushing 7.4.x updates in update cycles where we'd made no "serious" bug
>> fixes in it; which is a very long way from desupport. Maybe an
>> appropriate compromise is to announce now that 7.4 is in maintenance
>> mode and will receive only really critical bug fixes (which are the only
>> ones that 7.4.x users are going to pay attention to anyway, so nothing
>> is lost); and that actual desupport will occur a year from now.
> +1
> Shall we set an exact date, such as October 1, 2009?

Let's include 8.0 in that announcement so we aren't having this
discussion again in a year.

Joshua D. Drake

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