[wp-hackers] fixes for old versions

scribu scribu at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 00:06:29 UTC 2010

If there was a security problem that targeted WP 2.9 specifically, I think
it would be fixed. Otherwise, no.

The ideea of maintaining older branches has been suggested several times
before and has been rejected.

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 12:59 AM, Steve Taylor <steve at sltaylor.co.uk> wrote:

> A client is worried about the time needed to fully test their site
> every time there's an upgrade. It is quite a complex system, a custom
> theme interacting with a bunch of plugins, but it's constructed pretty
> solidly. Obviously I'll upgrade on a staging server first, but I think
> only basic tests would be necessary, certainly for point releases.
> I can't find any information on this, but out of curiosity, is it
> possible to get *just* security fixes for old WP version? So, say when
> 3.0 comes out and it jumps up from 2.9.4, would there be a "2.9.5" for
> the security fixes? My guess is no, but I thought I'd check.
> thanks,
> Steve
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