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Re: kernel/d-i/security/release meeting at DebConf6

On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 11:35:00AM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Sven Luther (sven.luther@wanadoo.fr) [060524 11:23]:
> > On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 10:31:08AM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > > You are ignoring that we have scheduled a time to update the kernel
> > > again before release of etch.
> > 
> > Ah, nice. But would this include an abi-changing kernel upgrade ? I fear not,
> > given the trouble of abi changes for security upgrades. In any case, it
> > doesn't include an upstream kernel version bump in the planes i have read,
> > right ? 
> It would even allow a newer minor kernel version, so an abi-change
> should be possible as well.

Nice then, the question remains of how often and in what timeframe we can do
such. Imagine there is a security issue shortly before the release, will we
say like last time, let's ship with it, because we have not put into place the
procedure to handle it in a timely fashion ?


Sven Luther

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