[flac-dev] FLAC 1.3.2 has been released

Jan Stary hans at stare.cz
Sun Jan 1 19:45:47 UTC 2017

On Jan 01 13:46:20, mle+la at mega-nerd.com wrote:
> I also notice that on sourceforge:
>     https://sourceforge.net/projects/flac/files/flac-win/
> there are still 1000+ downloads per week 1.2.1 windows binaries
> with know security holes.

Does that mean the windows binaries, specifically, do contain the bug,
but 1.2.1 as such does not?

> What do people think of the idea of
> disabling downloads of old, known buggy Windows binary downlaods?

Removing old releases is pointless.
What's there to gain by doing that?

On Dec 31 19:04:08, brianw at audiobanshee.com wrote:
> To put this another way, why not leave the 1.2.1 binaries available on
> a secondary web page dedicated to legacy operating systems?

Please don't. Why complicate things
by maintaining another webpage, and for what?

On Jan 01 10:54:21, lvqcl.mail at gmail.com wrote:
> FLAC 1.2.1 is the last version that works on Win95/98/NT4/2000

Running a buggy FLAC 1.2.1 is imho the least
security problem for people running Win 95.

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