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Re: [opensuse] how long is the support period for suse-10.1?
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 20:50:52 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060425185052.GA21849@xxxxxxx>
On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 08:47:47PM +0200, Richard Bos wrote:
> With the previous suse releases (prior to suse-10.1) the support period is
> about 2 years, or 4 suse releases (if I'm correct). I mean supported by suse
> for security issue's.
> As example suse-10.1 is about to be released, which means that suse-9.1 will
> be moved from the supported version, if I'm not mistaken. Now how long will
> the support period be, with the new 8 month release cycle? Does that mean a
> suse version will now be supported for 30 months, or will be support still
> stop after 2 years (24 months)?

As far as I know (as security teamlead ;) still 2 years.

support for 9.1 will be discontinued approx end of June.

Ciao, Marcus

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