[CentOS-devel] Firefox 1.5.x or 2.x in CentOS 5

Jason_Meers Jason_Meers at mv-online.co.uk
Mon Mar 26 23:34:44 UTC 2007

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Jason_Meers wrote:
>> Firefox 1.5 goes end of life in April and will not receive any further 
>> security updates.
> Where did you come across this info ? do keep in mind that Redhat do 
> have their own people looking at the packages as well - and in most 
> cases are doing the backports and security fixs for most of the distro 
> in house.
>> Note: Firefox 1.5.0.x will be maintained with security and stability 
>> updates until April 24, 2007. All users are encouraged to upgrade to 
>> Firefox 2.
> That might be upstream policy, but does not - unless we see specific 
> info to indicate otherwise - reflect on the CentOS / EL distro tree policy.
> - KB

The quote was taken directly from the mozilla site:

20th March, 3rd paragraph.


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