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Re: kernel abiname transition and security updates status

On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 10:25:47PM +0100, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 04:13:17PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > 
> > Update for current status, 10 days after my first mail:
> > 
> > m68k
> > 	No abiname; not updated. ?
> > 
> > 	[This is another arch that I'd consider releasing d-i rc3 without
> > 	it being updated for the kernel security fixes.]

> > So s390 and hppa are the main potential rc3 blockers, while alpha and
> > sparc just need to get kernels into testing and arm, m68k, and powerpc
> > (2.4) need to get a move on if you want them updated for the rc3
> > release. We're fast approaching the point where the kernel updates are
> > the only significant thing blocking the rc3 release.

> > Note that besides the abiname changes, there are pending uploads for
> > both 2.4 and 2.6, for all arches, to fix numerous other security holes.
> > I'm not considering those above, since it should be much easier to roll
> > a fix for a "normal" kernel security hole into d-i than the it is for
> > these security fixes that involve ABI changes.

> I uploaded new 2.6.8 kernel-images for m68k a week ago, but I did not make it
> urgent...: Too young, only 7 of 10 days old

Since this is a security fix, I've bumped the urgency to let this package in
with tonight's run.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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