[Mailman-Users] mailman 2.1.18 for RHEL 5

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Mon Feb 17 11:45:51 EST 2020

On 2020-02-17 10:56, Bill Cole wrote:
> RedHat has a policy of nailing down nominal versions of software with 
> each major RHEL release and then backporting whatever fixes they deem 
> important into their packages over the life of the major release, adding 
> their own subordinate versioning. I know from working on the 
> SpamAssassin security team that RH is particularly attentive to security 
> issues and other major bugfixes.

An unfortunate side effect of this is that it makes it very difficult to
support some software on Red Hat because you don't know for sure what
codebase you're actually running, except that it's probably neither fish
nor fowl nor good red meat.

  Phil Stracchino
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