Re: security support
this clears up the situation. I was initially asking because I was asked
what should be put into the /etc/apt/sources.list to get the security
updates. I searched the web and lists and this information is nowhere to
find. I can imagine that with the release, porters and ftp-masters are
quite busy, but it might be good idea to create security sarge/updates
repository for amd64 even if it would have empty Packages file at the
beginning (btw I just checked i386 security updates and they are not
On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 11:11 +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> who told you debian-amd64 sarge will not have security support? This is
> simply not true.
> "Sythos" is not a member of the porting team, nor does he apparently
> know what he is talking about.
> Currently there are no security updates for sarge. As soon as there will
> be, security.debian.org will carry amd64 pacakges, too.
> Best regards
> Frederik Schueler
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 09:20:18PM +0200, Pavel Jurus wrote:
> > Ahh thanks for clarifying of this issue. In this case I would however
> > consider to be fair to mention that amd64 sarge doesn't have any
> > security support and not the opposite. This is quote from
> > http://www.debian.org/ports/amd64/ :
> > The unofficial stable release of the Debian AMD64 port was released by
> > the porting team on June 8th, 2005.
> > ...
> > The stable release of the unofficial port is based on unpatched Sarge
> > sources and has full security support by the Debian Security Team. The
> > Debian-Backports and -Volatile services are fully supported, too.
> > Pavel
> > On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 19:49 +0200, Sythos wrote:
> > > Il Wed, 15 Jun 2005 19:06:46 +0200
> > > Pavel Jurus <firstname.lastname@example.org> scrisse:
> > >
> > > > That means that AMD64 sarge will not get security updates? From what I
> > > > understand AMD64 should become official port (hopefully) soon - but that
> > > > would mean that only AMD64 unstable and testing will be officially part
> > > > of debian until the release of etch. Or will it mean that while AMD64
> > > > unstable and testing will be officially in Debian, the AMD64 Sarge will
> > > > not be officially in Debian but it will still get Debian security
> > > > support but security updates for Sarge will be release only after the
> > > > unstable and testing enter Debian? As you can see I'm a little
> > > > confused :)
> > >
> > > This mean AMD64 haven't special channel for security patch
> > >
> > > As unofficial distribution the resource FIRST go to official ports, AFTER
> > > unofficial. Some AMD64 maintainer apply security patch, but no warranty...
> > >
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