[VoiceOps] Old code vs bold code
zavoid at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 13:34:33 EST 2009
is there a real need to use 1.6 in a production environment for you?
On Dec 17, 2009, at 1:30 PM, Alex Balashov wrote:
> On 12/17/2009 12:24 PM, Carlos Alvarez wrote:
>> On 12/17/09 9:29 AM, David Hiers wrote:
>>> I've been snooping around our production systems, and the base code
>>> version for everything that we run in the call path is between 2 and 3
>>> years old. It is patched to a fare-thee-well, and the stuff runs
>>> quite well.
>> That's interesting to hear, because people look at me like I have three
>> heads when I say our main production switching is still on Asterisk 1.2.
>> I can't see upgrading production systems with any major revs (we have
>> applied patches because of security/stability fixes). I haven't found a
>> compelling business case for buying new servers just to load up the new
>> version until recently.
> I know people who still run 1.2.x adamantly on the same basic premise. I do look at them like they're crazy now, but even as recently as a year and a half ago, I would not have necessarily. There seems to be an informal consensus that 1.4.18 was the first "serious" stable 1.4.x release.
> I've run into enough problems with 1.6.x crashing that I have no faith in it as of yet. Why, I just had an installation in production mysteriously segfault this morning...
> -- Alex
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