Re: to reiterate, why are there no security updates on the front page? (Or, 17 security holes the security team hasn't told you about)
On Mon, 29 May 2000, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Mon, May 29, 2000 at 04:16:20AM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> [flaming snipped]
> > I had helped a powerpc person do 4.70 debs(the only ones available, and only
> > in rpm format from linuxppc.org), but dark didn't want to put them in potato,
> > even tho I had given them my blessing.
> well that is a problem then, if debian won't keep all archetecures as
> close to in sync as closed source software will allow then IMO the
> package should be removed.
Problem yes, removed no. That's rather draconian.
> > You make it sound like I have the source, and can compile this whenever I
> > want. We very much depend on outside sources as to when/what we can pkg for
> > each arch.
> i make no such claim, debians packages for netscape on powerpc are
> outdated compared to other powerpc distributions, i don't care why or
> who's fault it is. 4.6 is far less stable then 4.7x (on powerpc
> anyway) which is a release critical bug.
We are not other distributions. And why is having a version on powerpc that
is older than i386 a rc bug?
FYI, I saw yet another bug, similiar to the one in 4.72 and earlier, that ALSO
affects 4.73. All I do is shrug. There's not much more one can do.
> I have heard dark say before that all the archetectures are in this
> together. maybe that is not true after all.
Unfortunately, I tend to agree.
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