Bug#72845: should add default, *enabled* security.debian.org entries to /etc/apt/sources.list
reassign 72845 base-config
severity 72845 important
Henrique M Holschuh <email@example.com> writes:
> The boot-floppies should add _active_, suitable deb lines to the default
> /etc/apt/source.list file, so as to allow even clueless users to access the
> emergency security updates BY DEFAULT.
> It would be a good idea to get this fixed for the next point release, as it
> adds quite a deal of security to the distribution "out-of-the-box", for a
> ridiculously low price.
I agree. This is a security issue. Most users don't know about the
security URLs, I've found. What good is it if poeple don't know about
I've bumped this to important and reassigned to base-config.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>