[Release Planning] Upcoming releases

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Feb 11 00:31:51 MST 2010

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 07:25:16AM +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > As 3.5.0 will be out soon, I propose that 3.3.11 will be the last 3.3
> > maintenance release (turning series into security fixes only mode).
> > I would also like to discontinue 3.2 (security fixes only) now.
> I can't say that I'm entirely happy with 3.2 having security support
> discontinued as this is the version we currently ship in Debian
> stable...but we knew that this time would happen anyway...and you
> can't really maintain four release branches simultaneously.
> I just hope that potential future security fixes can still get some
> attention by the Samba Team, on a best effort basis (at least mention
> whether a given security issue does affect 3.2 releases or not and
> help backporting the fixes...).

Someone will probably always be around to port security
fixes back to 3.2.debian. Maybe not as our #1 prio and very
likely not as a formal new 3.2.x release, but I'm pretty
sure you will get your patches :-)

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