[Snort-sigs] [Emerging-Sigs] [Snort-devel] Snort 126.96.36.199 Now Available
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Wed Nov 3 21:14:19 EDT 2010
On 11/3/2010 12:46, Mike Lococo wrote:
>> No. That's not correct. 188.8.131.52 was released, as there were bugs in
>> 2.9.0 that we were able to resolve. Thusly the patch minor version. We
>> try to keep the system up to date to deal with the current threats and
>> enhance functionality, all the while giving our open-source community a
>> free product.
> No one is advocating that development be stopped, or saying that minor
> upgrades like 2.9 to 2.9.1 are too onerous. The difficulty for most of
> us is that major upgrades like 2.8 to 2.9 (which has a libpcap version
> dependency that's out of sync with the biggest Linux vendor in the
> world) are being forced with narrow planning and deployment windows due
> to a lifecycle policy based on frequent minor/patch releases instead of
> infrequent major releases.
i believe the above states it extremely well...
+1000000000000000000000~ to mike ;)
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