[asterisk-users] How long will Asterisk 1.4.x supported/maintained
tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
Thu Nov 20 02:38:24 CST 2008
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 08:25:54AM +0100, Olivier wrote:
> 2008/11/17 Philipp Kempgen <philipp.kempgen at amooma.de>
> > Tilghman Lesher schrieb:
> > > On Thursday 13 November 2008 08:16:42 Klaus Darilion wrote:
> > >> Is there somewhere a statement from Digium how long they will support
> > >> Asterisk 1.4?
> > >
> > > There is no statement, because we haven't even discussed when the EOL for
> > > 1.4 will be reached. Certainly that means it won't happen for at least
> > the
> > > next 60 days, but beyond that, I really don't know.
> > For the average non-techie user who does not want to compile
> > themselves that may sound funny (if not scary).
> > When Debian Lenny (featuring Asterisk 1.4) is finally going to be
> > released that version might not even be supported any more.
> I think to a large extend, Asterisk is not to be considered as binary
> distributed at all, as many hardware it supports is not directly managed by
> kernel team.
Interesting consideration. Debian Etch and RHEL5 are based on kernel
2.6.18, but support quite a few hardware devices not included in that
If this issue bothers you, please help test the alternative timing
mechanism support now included in trunk.
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