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Status of 4.6.1
Unfortunately the release of 4.6.1 has been delayed for various
reasons including very recently discovered vulnerabilities. The
release engineers do not wish to roll a release that includes
known security flaws. We are also still waiting on a few serious
bug fixes to be merged into the RELENG_4_6 branch. Since the
RELENG_4_6 branch already has a tag for 4.6.1 and since the
branch has had the name 4.6.1-RELEASE for over a week already,
the security-officer and release engineering teams feel that it
would be less confusing to rename the pending release to 4.6.2.
Unfortunately, a few things were done prematurely in the handling
of 4.6.1, and we have learned from that mistake.
If you have any questions please feel free to ask us. Thanks.
Release Engineering Team <re@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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