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authorMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2001-09-02 22:25:56 +0000
committerMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2001-09-02 22:25:56 +0000
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Add a footnote admitting that we can't support old versions of FreeBSD
forever, and point the user to freebsd.org/security for more information about which branches/releases are currently supported. PR: docs/29182 Submitted by: Tony Fleisher <takhus@takhus.mind.net>
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=10546
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@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
<!--
The FreeBSD Documentation Project
- $FreeBSD: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cutting-edge/chapter.sgml,v 1.86 2001/08/19 23:46:43 dd Exp $
+ $FreeBSD: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cutting-edge/chapter.sgml,v 1.87 2001/08/22 06:53:19 murray Exp $
-->
<chapter id="cutting-edge">
@@ -312,7 +312,15 @@ subscribe cvs-all</programlisting>
&os.stable; branch, you do not <emphasis>need</emphasis> to
track &os.stable; to do this. Every security advisory for
FreeBSD explains how to fix the problem for the releases it
- affects, and tracking an entire development branch just
+ affects
+ <footnote><para>That's not quite true. We can't continue to
+ support old releases of FreeBSD forever, although we do
+ support them for many years. For a complete description
+ of the current security policy for old releases of
+ FreeBSD, please see <ulink
+ url="http://www.FreeBSD.org">http://www.FreeBSD.org/security</ulink></para>
+ </footnote>
+ , and tracking an entire development branch just
for security reasons is likely to bring in a lot of unwanted
changes as well.</para>