Re: php4 backports anyone?
* Scott Kitterman <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009-07-04 03:03:09 CEST]:
> On Fri, 03 Jul 2009 14:18:22 +0200 "Peter Varlien" <email@example.com>
> >Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Long Term Support) (a.k.a "dapper") still gets security
> >updates. It's probably old enough that it still has PHP4, though I haven't
> >actually checked. Is building PHP4 from source on the new platform an
> FWIW, it does and it has very slightly less than two years of security
> support left for servers.
FWIW, php isn't in main/restricted of ubuntu so it's not covered by the
security team and security support for universe is done as best effort
by the MOTUs from what I got told. Given that security support becomes
rather tricky when upstream doesn't support it anymore I wouldn't bet on
too good support there, to be honest.
... just for the record.