Dear opensuse-(security-)announce subscribers and openSUSE users,
The openSUSE maintenance team announces that the openSUSE maintenance
Team will stop releasing updates for openSUSE 12.3 soon.
Having provided bug and security fixes for the last two releases
and two months, we will stop releasing updates after Jan 4th 2015.
This announcement holds true for openSUSE 12.3 only. As usual, the
openSUSE project will continue to provide updated packages for the
for the next two openSUSE releases plus a two months overlap period.
As the schedule of the next releases is not clear, we currently
cannot estimate the EOL dates. These will be around 18 - 24 months
Please note that the maintenance cycles of SUSE Linux Enterprise products
and products based on the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server operating system
are not affected by this announcement and have longer life cycles.
Our openSUSE lifetimes are tracked on http://en.opensuse.org/Lifetime .
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please do not
hesitate to contact the openSUSE maintenance team at <maintenance(a)opensuse.org>.