Bug 676293 - rebase postfix to something more recent.
rebase postfix to something more recent.
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: postfix (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jaroslav Škarvada
: Rebase
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Reported: 2011-02-09 06:24 EST by Gerrit Slomma
Modified: 2013-03-06 08:04 EST (History)
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Doc Type: Rebase: Bug Fixes and Enhancements
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Last Closed: 2013-03-06 08:04:42 EST
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Description Gerrit Slomma 2011-02-09 06:24:18 EST
Description of problem:

postfix-version of RHEL5 ist very old (from August 2008) and ist not actively developed any more upstream, not even as a legacy-version - hence no more security-patches.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum list postfix
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Expected results:

Rebase to the version 2.6.6 of RHEL6 since this version is actively developed upstream as a legacy-version, security-patches would be released.

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Comment 4 Jaroslav Škarvada 2013-03-06 08:04:42 EST
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 entered Production 2 phase. The focus for minor releases during this phase lies on resolving urgent or high priority bugs. For more details see https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/. As this bug is not qualified as urgent or high priority it is closed with resolution WONTFIX. This issue is already fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. If this issue is critical for your business you can escalate it through the support channel (http://www.redhat.com/support/).

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