Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Confused about Firebird releases
Author Carsten Schäfer
Ann W. Harrison schrieb:
> Carsten Schäfer wrote:
>> I don't understand this, too.
> The problem is not just stability - it's also security. Once
> a security bug is fixed and published, it becomes a significant
> risk for all users - including users of older versions if the
> bug was present in those versions. Similarly, a known and
> published crashing bug becomes a risk of denial of service for
> older versions.
I understand this.
But if the time for a security update takes 8+ month i don't think this
is a major problem.
In 8 month every developer could have upgraded his application to the
newest stable firebird version.

best regards,